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Table 3 Plasma cytokines (pg/ml) at Day 1 according to peritoneal fluid culture

From: Local and systemic innate immune response to secondary human peritonitis

  Monomicrobial (number = 34) Polymicrobial (number = 32) P value
IL-1 5 (5 to 8) 5 (5 to 7) 0.19
TNFα 36 (26 to 52) 45 (31 to 100) 0.02
IL-6 630 (243 to 1,360) 1,500 (510 to 2,828) 0.51
IL-10 27 (5 to 67) 50 (30 to 210) 0.03
IFNγ 1 (1 to 2) 1 (1 to 3) 0.49
  No anaerobes (number = 44) Anaerobes (number = 12)  
IL-1 5 (5 to 8) 5 (5 to 8) 0.93
TNFα 38 (29 to 66) 50 (37 to 106) 0.017
IL-6 876 (300 to 1,846) 2,755 (456 to 4,550) 0.21
IL-10 40 (17 to 90) 197 (27 to 715) 0.0005
IFNγ 1 (1 to 2) 1 (1 to 13) 0.12
  No Enterococcus sp . (number = 43) Enterococcus sp . (number = 13)  
IL-1 5 (5 to 7) 5 (5 to 9) 0.79
TNFα 39 (27 to 67) 45 (36 to 87) 0.02
IL-6 880 (283 to 2,618) 1,500 (630 to 2,325) 0.71
IL-10 40 (20 to 114) 50 (30 to 154) 0.17
IFNγ 1 (1 to 3) 1 (1 to 5) 0.32
  No yeast (number = 57) Yeast (number = 9)  
IL-1 5 (5 to 8) 5 (5 to 5) 0.39
TNFα 39 (29 to 63) 52 (40 to 88) 0.54
IL-6 855 (283 to 2,282) 1,360 (1,085 to 2,580) 0.65
IL-10 40 (20 to 129) 50 (39 to 119) 0.96
IFNγ 1 (1 to 2) 2 (1 to 3) 0.62
  1. Results are presented as median (25th to 75th percentiles). See text for details.