Table 2: Correlation between serum GITRL levels laboratory values.

ParameterCorrelation coefficient value

Anti-ds-DNA0.4670.021
ESR0.2840.048
CRP−0.1640.271
C3−0.4230.001
C4−0.2560.059
IgG0.1610.24
IgA−0.0990.484
IgM0.5480.0001
ANA0.2240.093
24-hour urine protein0.0570.713

SLEDAI: SLE disease activity index; anti-ds-DNA: anti-double stranded DNA antibody; C3: complement 3; C4: complement 4; CRP: C-reactive protein; ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate; IgG: immunoglobin G; IgA: immunoglobin A; IgM: immunoglobin M; ANA: antinuclear antibody.