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Table 1 Characteristics of study subjects

From: Gastrointestinal microbial populations can distinguish pediatric and adolescent Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) at the time of disease diagnosis

Diagnosis Acute lymphocytic leukemia (total n = 28)
Age group Ages 0–14 (n = 21) Ages 15–19 (n = 4) Ages 20–23 (n = 3)
Gender Male: 13 (62 %) Male: 4 (100 %) Male: 2 (67 %)
Female: 8 (38 %) Female: 0 (0 %) Female: 1 (33 %)
Sibling Healthy control (total n = 23) Ages 2–25 years (median age 9.3 years)
Gender Male: 7 (30 %), Female: 16 (70 %)
  1. Three participants in the 20–23 years age group did not complete the study. Two withdrew, and one was deceased