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Table 4 Peritoneal fluid 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 8,194 (3,115 to 31,440) 4,400 (509 to 16,730) 0.09
TNFα 290 (89 to 1,185) 260 (93 to 695) 0.42
IL-6 72,390 (13,760 to 201,600) 236,800 (86,670 to 383,700) 0.02
IL-10 550 (243 to 4,246) 1,505 (320 to 2,610) 0.78
IFNγ 3 (1 to 23) 2 (1 to 7) 0.23
  No anaerobes (number = 44) Anaerobes (n = 12)  
IL-1 4,682 (1,000 to 19,220) 26,000 (7,282 to 54,890) 0.04
TNFα 252 (95 to 851) 805 (88 to 1,009) 0.54
IL-6 164,400 (25,380 to 328,400) 156,800 (1,536 to 270,300) 0.44
IL-10 1,252 (386 to 2,785) 370 (167 to 4,380) 0.96
IFNγ 2 (1 to 6) 10 (5 to 28) 0.01
  No Enterococcus sp . (number = 43) Enterococcus sp . (number = 13)  
IL-1 4,850 (1,000 to 22,580) 8,528 (1,850 to 38,880) 0.33
TNFα 265 (96 to 848) 185 (87 to 1,592) 0.89
IL-6 195,600 (25,460 to 342,800) 51,400 (12,800 to 190,000) 0.12
IL-10 1,755 (403 to 3,679) 435 (167 to 480) 0.01
IFNγ 2 (1 to 6) 7 (2 to 39) 0.05
  No yeast (number = 57) Yeast (number = 9)  
IL-1 7,859 (1,417 to 27,090) 3,010 (840 to 4,693) 0.25
TNFα 285 (90 to 953) 120 (96 to 530) 0.37
IL-6 143,300 (20,630 to 348,300) 196,800 (98,600 to 215,100) 0.88
IL-10 1,252 (358 to 2,902) 465 (40 to 2,292) 0.34
IFNγ 3 (2 to 9) 2 (1 to 4) 0.16
  1. Results are presented as median (25th to 75th percentiles). See text for details