Table 2: TLR3, TLR7, TLR8, and TLR9 expressions in kidney section of lupus nephritis patients and healthy controls.

Lupus nephritis ()Controls ()
Median (IQR)Median (IQR)

TLR3W1071 (1170)360 (309) 0.026
G667 (476)234 (211)ns
TI485 (524)127 (903)0.031

TLR7W1718 (1962)903 (1278)ns
G983 (1409)231 (741)ns
TI932 (677)314 (480)0.022

TLR8W321 (875)623 (888)ns
G189 (602)358 (516)ns
TI109 (248)164 (193)ns

TLR9W667 (1119)41 (65)<0.001
G372 (646)14 (41)0.003
TI237 (282)27 (25)0.007

W, whole kidney expression; G, glomerular expression; TI, tubulointerstitial expression.