Total Positive sHLA-G Positive Anti-Elastase Positive Anti-Cathepsin-G Positive Anti-lysozyme
N N % N % N % N %
Age group (years)
<40 11 11 100.0 11 100.0 4 36.4 6 54.5
40+ 5 5 100.0 5 100.0 0 0.0 1 20.0
P (Fisher's exact)   **   **   0.24 [NS]   0.31 [NS]  
Duration of the disease (years)
<5 14 14 100.0 14 100.0 4 28.6 6 42.9
5+ 2 2 100.0 2 100.0 0 0.0 1 50.0
P (Fisher's exact)   **   **   1 [NS]   1 [NS]  
[NS]: Not Significant; **Incomparable
Table 4: The effect of age and duration of the disease on the positivity of the four serological tests among CD patients.