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Table 2 Correlation of endozepine levels with biomarkers of inflammation a

From: Increased plasma levels of endozepines, endogenous ligands of benzodiazepine receptors, during systemic inflammation: a prospective observational study

Biomarker or APACHE II score Spearman’s rank correlation
IL-6 0.16 [−0.15 to 0.45]
IL-1β −0.15 [−0.44 to 0.17]
TNF-α 0.43 [0.14 to 0.65]b
CRP 0.10 [−0.22 to 0.41]
PCT 0.089 [−0.26 to 0.42]
APACHE II score 0.33 [0.026 to 0.58]c
  1. aCRP, C-reactive protein; IL, Interleukin; PCT, Procalcitonin; TNF-α, Tumor necrosis factor α. bP < 0.01. cP < 0.05.