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Table 3 Cytokine levels according to interval between symptom onset and admission in 32 hospitalized nvA(H1N1) patients

From: Clinical aspects and cytokine response in severe H1N1 influenza A virus infection

  Interval  
Cytokine (pg/ml) 1 to 5 days 6 to 14 days P value a
IL-6 9.8 (7.1 to 14.65) 18 (13.76 to 84.47) 0.006
IL-8 16.63 (9.4 to 41.12) 39.89 (20.62 to 79.84) 0.034
IL-9 9.9 (9.1 to 13.1) 11.5 (8.55 to 12.85) 1
IL-12 10.67 (7.11 to 17.8) 10.67 (8.89 to 17.8) 0.9
IL-15 3.9 (3.6 to 5) 6 (4.15 to 11.15) 0.013
IL-17 0.56 (0.323 to 0.98) 0.323 (0.323 to 3.68) 0.6
IP-10 66.85 (21.6 to 166) 60 (15.21 to 163.7) 0.7
IFNγ 3.4 (2.965 to 3.4) 3.822 (3.4 to 5.625) 0.027
TNFα 4.15 (0.596 to 6.964) 4.15 (0.59 to 9.5) 0.3
  1. Data presented as median (interquartile range). IP-10, interferon-inductible protein-10; nvA(H1N1), novel A(H1N1) virus. aThe Mann-Whitney test was used to compare the cytokine levels.