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Table 5 Comparison of clinical details in active sJIA and active AOSD (for definition of disease state see Table 3)

From: Comparative study of Interleukin-18 (IL-18) serum levels in adult onset Still’s disease (AOSD) and systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA) and its use as a biomarker for diagnosis and evaluation of disease activity

  Age (years) IL-18 (pg/ml) CRP (mg/l) ESR 1st h WBC (Gpt/l) Rau Score
Adults
 Number 19 19 19 14 19 19
 Mean 39.6 90,433.4 105.3 57.9 14.5 4.0
 SD ±17.2 ±122,123.1 ±65.4 23.2 ±9.6 ±1.4
 Median 40 12,500.0 84.8 59.0 10.6 4.0
 Minimum 19 850.0 16.2 11 5.4 2
 Maximum 72 408,000.0 231.7 90 46.5 6
Children
 Number 15 15 15 6 15 15
 Mean 9.2 42,884.7 140.7 92.2 17.1 3.5
 SD ±5.5 ±92,045.0 ±79.9 ±31.5 ±8.7 ±1.1
 Median 8 21,025.0 125.3 91.0 14.1 3
 Minimum 3 215.0 73.5 60 5.6 2
 Maximum 17 372,850.0 398.8 147 37.7 5
  1. SD Standard Deviation, CRP C-reactive protein, ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate, WBC white blood cell count