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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of St Mark’s Hospital colonoscopy patients donating colonic biopsies

From: Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron-derived outer membrane vesicles promote regulatory dendritic cell responses in health but not in inflammatory bowel disease

Characteristic Healthy control (HC) Ulcerative colitis (UC) Crohn’s disease (CD)
n 27 14 10
Male/female 11/16 7/7 3/7
Age at sampling 51 (20-77) 47.3 (24-70) 47.2 (21-77)
Inflammation categories
 None   4 4
 Mayo 1 (mild disease)   5 3
 Mayo 2 (moderate disease)   5 1
 Mayo 3 (severe disease)   0 1
 Perianal disease   0 0
 Chronic obstruction   0 0
 Terminal ileum resection   0 1
IBD medications at sampling
 None   8 5
 Aminosalicylates   5 3
 Azathioprine/6-mercaptopurine   1 3
 Buscopan   0 1
Non-IBD medications at sampling
 Ondansetron   0 1
 None   14 9
  1. Demographic and clinical data analysed in Figs. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 and Supplementary Figs 1-4