Table 1: Mean and standard deviations of enzymatic activity of SOD, CAT, GPx, TBARS and TNF-α in patients with Chagas cardiomyopathy (MCC), chagasic patients without MCC (ECsinMCC) and normal controls (CN); and p-value (p).

MCC ECsinMCC CN p
SOD(USOD/gHb) 3270±833 2590±188, 895±314 0.0000
CAT(K/gHb) 316±68 332±41 185±28 0.0014
GPx(U/gHb) 98±17 102±20 61±11 0.00026
TBARS(nmol/ml) 4.04±1.82 3.56±1.22 2.30±0.62 0.0154
TNF-α (pg/ml) 31,3±16,3 26,6±12,7 6,4±4,8 0.001895

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