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Table 4 Serum cytokine levels over time in the nvA(H1N1)-ARDS group (21 patients)

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

Cytokine(pg/ml) P1a P2b P valuec
IL-6 18 (10.41 to 64.88) 11 (8.09 to 23.77) 0.013
IL-8 40.14 (20.62 to 66.7) 24.47 (16.52 to 61.6) 0.18
IL-9 11.3 (9.05 to 14.25) 11.3 (9.65 to 14) 0.76
IL-12 10.67 (8.89 to 16.02) 14.24 (10.34 to 14.24) 0.9
IL-15 5.1 (4.15 to 8.35) 5 (3.9 to 7.7) 0.65
IL-17 0.98 (0.323 to 2.66) 0.323 (0.323 to 1.25) 0.049
IP-10 61.42 (20.5 to 274.5) 31.23 (9.19 to 49.19) 0.003
TNFα 4.15 (2.37 to 6.96) 0.596 (0.596 to 2.11) 0.001
IFNγ 3.4 (3.18 to 5.43) 3.4 (2.96 to 3.82) 0.041
  1. Data presented as median (interquartile range). IP-10, interferon-inductible protein-10; nvA(H1N1), novel A(H1N1) virus. P1aSerum cytokine levels at admission.
  2. P2bSerum cytokines levels 3 days after admission. cThe Wilcoxon test was used to compare the cytokine levels.