TABLE 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of study subjects

 Characteristic
 
Value for characteristic
at the discovery stage
 
P valuea
Value for characteristic
at the validation stage
 
P value
ASDTDASDTD
No. of subjects4331NA4911NA
Gender (no. of females/no. of males)7/3614/170.01832747/426/50.008637198
Age (yr)4.51 ± 2.233.14 ± 1.730.05155 ± 2.86.8 ± 3.70.149023209
Method(s)Metagenome and
LC-MS/MS
Metagenome and
LC-MS/MS
NALC-MS/MSLC-MS/MSNA
GI problems (no. of subjects without GI
problems/no. of subjects with GI problems)
24/190/31NANANANA
IgA (OD450)1.62 ± 0.241.24 ± 0.380.0000163NANANA
  • a NA, not applicable.