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Table 2 Comparison between fecal lactoferrin assessment and histological evaluation.

From: Inflammatory bowel disease activity assessed by fecal calprotectin and lactoferrin: correlation with laboratory parameters, clinical, endoscopic and histological indexes

  Histological evaluation  
Fecal lactoferrin Crohn's Disease with Inflammation Ulcerative Colitis with Inflammation Crohn's Disease without Inflammation Ulcerative Colitis without Inflammation Total
Positive 22 (92%) 25 (89.3%) 2 (14.3%) 0 (0%) 49(62.8%)
Negative 2 (8%) 3 (10.7%) 12 (85.7%) 12 (100%) 29(37.2%)
Total 24 (100%) 28 (100%) 14 (100%) 12 (100%) 78 (100%)
  1. p = 0.000 (Spearman rank correlation)