Table 2 : Age wise distribution of serum autoantibodies in type 1 diabetes patients.


Age (years) n Anti-GAD65 antibodies
(normalized OD units)
Anti-insulin antibodies
(normalized OD units)
Anti-TP antibodies
(normalized OD units)

10-20 07 0.014 0.021 0.007
21-30 05 0.018 0.033 0.011
31-40 23 0.021 0.039 0.013
41-50 11 0.025 0.048 0.015
51-60 07 0.031 0.059 0.019
>61 04 0.032 0.053 0.018
49±15
(mean±SD)
57
(TS)
0.024±0.007
(mean±SEM)
0.042±0.014
(mean±SEM)
0.014±0.005
(mean±SEM)

Abbreviations: GAD65, glutamic acid decarboxylase; TP, tyrosine phosphate; n, number of samples
tested; SD, standard error; SEM, standard error of mean; TS, total number of samples.

Rasheed et al.Journal of Diabetes Research and Clinical Metabolism  2013 2:24DOI : 10.7243/2050-0866-2-24