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Table 4 Clinical laboratory biomarkers in addiction < 45 years of age

From: Evidence of accelerated ageing in clinical drug addiction from immune, hepatic and metabolic biomarkers

  ADDICTS MEDICAL P
Age (<45 Years) 30.92 (0.24) 30.74 (0.11) N.S.
CRP(mg/L) 10.15 (2.11) 7.57 (0.55) N.S.
ESR 11.34 (1.29) 8.75 (0.35) 0.05
Albumin(g/L) 42.97 (0.13) 42.80 (0.14) N.S.
Globulins(g/L) 30.33 (0.19) 29.47 (0.05) <0.0001
Albumin/Globulin Ratio 1.45 (0.01) 1.47 (0.00) 0.01
Globulin/Albumin Ratio 0.72 (0.01) 0.69 (0.00) 0.02
Lymphocytes(x10^9/L) 2.41 (0.03) 2.26 (0.01) <0.0001
ALT (U/L) 74.26 (7.99) 51.05 (2.69) <0.01
Cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.48 (0.04) 4.77 (0.14) <0.0001
Urea (mmol/L) 4.76 (0.04) 4.48 (0.19) <0.0001
Creatinine (mcmol/L) 81.93 (0.49) 78.91 (0.27) <0.0001
IGF1 (nmol/l) 25.81 (1.35) 20.79 (0.60) <0.002
DHEAS (mcmol/l) 5.81 (0.44) 4.89 (1.01) N.S.
  1. Mean (± S.E.).