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Table 5 Serum cytokine levels over time in nvA(H1N1)-ARDS survivors (14 patients)

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

Cytokine (pg/ml) P1a P2b P valuec
IL-6 14.76 (9.69 to 21.54) 8.73 (7.9 to 11.25) 0.02
IL-8 36.95 (16.75 to 41.49) 22.84 (14.6 to 46.86) 0.29
IL-9 10.6 (8.95 to 12.33) 11.3 (8.97 to 12.53) 0.45
IL-12 10.67 (7.11 to 14.24) 14.24 (9.78 to 15.13) 0.19
IL-15 4.55 (4.025 to 5.575) 4.7 (3.6 to 5.325) 0.4
IL-17 0.98 (0.323 to 1.146) 0.323 (0.323 to 0.323) 0.07
IP-10 57.26 (21.05 to 380.7) 29.67 (9.56 to 42.87) 0.01
TNFα 4.15 (3.26 to 6.96) 0.596 (0.596 to 1.485) 0.008
IFNγ 3.4 (2.965 to 3.92) 3.4 (2.965 to 3.925) 0.3
  1. Data presented as median (interquartile range). IP-10, interferon-inductible protein-10; nvA(H1N1), novel A(H1N1) virus. P1aSerum cytokine levels at admission. P2bSerum cytokine levels 3 days after admission. cThe Wilcoxon test was used to compare cytokine levels over time..