Table 6

Median (range) red cell folate (RCF, μg/l) concentrations in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and normal healthy controls stratified by MTHFR C677T variant

RCF (μg/l)
Genotype IBD Controls p Value
TT337 (97–737)n=27327 (158–485)n=70.7
CT407 (113–786)n=73420 (227–686)n=300.3
CC395 (113–624)n=67477 (205–848)n=420.9
  • IBD: TT versus CT, p=0.03; TT versus CC, p=0.03.

  • Controls: TT versus CT, p=0.1; TT versus CC, p=0.03.