Table 5

Mean and median biomarker values of only those patients with detectable levels, for the three markers that showed marker levels below limit of detection

BiomarkerTIA/minor strokeNo TIA/minor stroke
NR2, n=41n (%)25 (61.0)16 (39.0)
Mean (SD)1.03 (2.60)1.48 (2.78)
Median (IQR)0.36 (0.18–0.72)0.36 (0.13–1.50)
NR2Ab, n=107n (%)61 (57.0)46 (43.0)
Mean (SD)2.14 (1.47)2.31 (1.51)
Median (IQR)1.60 (1.15–2.70)1.70 (1.10–3.60)
B-FABP, n=14n (%)8 (57.1)6 (42.9)
Mean (SD)0.31 (0.10)0.30 (0.11)
Median (IQR)0.28 (0.25–0.36)0.26 (0.22–0.41)
  • NR2Ab, NR2 antibodies; TIA, transient ischaemic attack.