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Table 6 Correlation between the serum levels of trace elements and the degree of severity of histopathological changes in gastric mucosal biopsy

From: Serum level of some micronutrients in children infected with Helicobacter pylori

Histopathological parameters ZnSeleniumVit. CVit. B12
Inflammatory activityR−0.220.29−0.3−0.28
P0.220.110.090.12
Inflammatory infiltrateR−0.40.15−0.64−0.44
P0.023a0.420.0001a0.012a
Lymphoid folliclesR−0.080.12−0.44−0.22
P0.650.510.01a0.23
Mucosal atrophyR−0.620.007−0.54−0.41
P0.0001a0.970.001a0.02a
H. pylori densityR−0.420.37−0.83−0.74
P0.017a0.039a0.0001a0.0001a
  1. aStatistically significant