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Table 1 Characteristics of study subjects.

From: Fungal exposure in homes of patients with sarcoidosis - an environmental exposure study

Group Control Sarcoidosis   
Parameter   <1 year no recurrence recurrence
n 30 55 25 27
Mean age years 46,4 (2.7) 43.2 (1.6) 49.4 (2.6) 47.7 (2.0)
Females % 50.0 55.6 61.9 44.8
DLCO% - 89 (2) 87 (4) 86 (4)
BAL CD4+/CD8+ - 7.6 (0.9) 5.6 (0.9) 4.6 (0.8)
sACE μKat/L - 0.43 (0.03) 0.44 (0.04) 0.38 (0.05)
CTO nmol/h/mL - 632 (86) 523 (91) 513 (97)
Total IgE mg/mL - 98 (26) 125 (50) 313 (197)
Extrapulmonary manifestations - 25 8 12
  1. Mean and SEM.