Electron Lucent Microparticles
Variables Mean numbers(SD) Mycoplasmapneumoniae  oxLDL
    Inside Inside
Vulnerable Plaques 2.01 (1.14) 0.85 (0.74) 1.77 (1.36)
Stable Plaques 0.81 (0.60) 0.00 (0.00) 0.31 (0.26)
Normal Arteries 0.67 (0.50) 0.23 (0.42) 0.21 (0.17)
VP vs SP * 0.02 0.008 0.01
VP vs NA* 0.009 0.06 0.008
SP vs NA * 0.64 0.17 0.39
*(P of t test)
Table 1: Mean numbers/μm2 of Electron lucent microparticles (ELMPs). Mycoplasma pneumoniae (Mp) and oxLDLantigens inside ELMPs from vulnerable plaques (VP), stable plaques (SP) and normal arteries (NA).