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Table 3 Immunofluorescence staining for markers of complement activation

From: Assessment of endothelium and inflammatory response at the onset of reperfusion injury in hand surgery

Antibody and complement deposition in tissue Baseline End ischemia 10 min reperfusion P value
IgG 1.03 ± 9.60* 0.81 ± 0.60 0.50 ± 0.40 n.s.
IgM 0.02 ± 0.02 0.06 ± 0.08 0.03 ± 0.03 n.s.
C3b/c 0.12 ± 0.13 0.12 ± 0.22 0.13 ± 0.22 n.s.
C4b/c 0.16 ± 0.10 0.29 ± 0.46 0.22 ± 0.31 n.s.
  1. *Values are mean ± standard deviation of immunofluorescence scores (quantitation by Imaris software), n = 10.