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Table 2 Summary of concentration levels (median and IQR) for the three analytes and total proteins measured in saliva either processed or not processed

From: The impact of saliva collection and processing methods on CRP, IgE, and Myoglobin immunoassays

Analyte and sample type Unprocessed Centrifuge Concentrated
CRP (pg/mL) Unstimulated 105 (35–217) 71 (22–192) 109 (31–282)
  Mechanical 97 (32–213) 48 (20–142) 213 (67–479)
  Acid 66 (38–171) 41 (28–101) 156 (45. - 381)
Myoglobin Unstimulated 181 (132–320) 162 (117–266) 527 (233–650)
(pg/mL) Mechanical 134 (102–202) 111 (82–183) 512 (269–618)
  Acid 147 (111–195) 121 (90–184) 403 (217–591)
IgE (pg/mL) Unstimulated 142 (56–368) 133 (47–382) 155 (57–497)
  Mechanical 152 (42–246) 151 (37–254) 355 (98–711)
  Acid 139 (46–221) 123 (43–197) 193 (84–632)
Total Protein Unstimulated 1286 (954–2709) 776 (369–1319) 2996 (2042–4162)
(μg/mL) Mechanical 1206 (871–2053) 716 (416–1167) 5216 (2921–7813)
  Acid 1026 (821–1680) 736 (491–1153) 4536 (2582–6674)