Table 2

8OHdG tissue concentrations according to disease activity and H pylori infection

8OHdG
Disease activity
 Absent (29) 7.2 (5.4)3-150
 Moderate (28)17.2 (4.6)3-150
 Severe (31)25.6 (24.4)3-150
H pylori infection
 Absent (44)17.3 (14.2)3-151
 Moderate (10)19.4 (13.0)3-151
 Severe (34)53.1 (43.8)3-151
  • Values expressed as mean (SD) number of adducts/105dG residues.

  • 3-150 p = 0.02 by Kruskal-Wallis.

  • 3-151 p = 0.001 by one-way ANOVA.