Hepcidin levels in children with chronic liver disease.
Trabzon, Turkey. In Saudi J Gastroenterol, Sep 2015
Transferrin saturation and hepcidin:ferritin ratio were significantly low in patients with severe fibrosis compared with patients with mild/without fibrosis (15.5 ± 5.5 vs 34.3 ± 30.1, P = 0.017 and 1 ± 0.5 vs 1.9 ± 1.4,P = 0.04, respectively).
The immunobiology of apotransferrin in type 1 diabetes.
Catania, Italy. In Clin Exp Immunol, 2012
Patients with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes have lower apoTf serum levels than healthy controls & patients with long-lasting disease. apoTf has a pivotal role in the perpetuation of type 1 diabetes pathology.
[CDT: a biological marker of alcohol abuse].
Varese, Italy. In Med Lav, 2007
CONCLUSIONS: CDT (Carbohydrate-Deficient-Transferrin) meets all these requirements and offers the physician a significant tool as a marker of chronic alcohol abuse.