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Table 3 Correlations between cytokines, leukocyte response, and changes in hemoglobin, lactate, and organ function variables

From: Mode of bacterial killing affects the inflammatory response and associated organ dysfunctions in a porcine E. coli intensive care sepsis model

Variable Log IL-63h Log IL-101h Leukocytes, 3–0 h Hemoglobin, 3–0 h LVSWI, 3–0 h Lactate, 3–0 h Platelets, 3–0 h Stat. pulm. Compl., 3–0 h PaO2/FiO2, 3–0 h Creatinine, 3–0 h
Log TNF-α1h 0.87*** 0.71** − 0.79*** 0.32 − 0.57* 0.88*** − 0.63** − 0.19 − 0.62* 0.44
Log IL-63h 0.47 − 0.71** 0.34 − 0.61* 0.77*** − 0.65** − 0.29 − 0.78*** 0.39
Log IL-101h − 0.63** 0.14 − 0.27 0.55* − 0.11 − 0.24 − 0.43 − 0.05
Leukocytes3-0h − 0.40 0.34 − 0.70** 0.38 0.49 0.77*** − 0.07
  1. LVSWI left ventricular stroke work index, Stat. pulm. Compl. static pulmonary compliance
  2. Pearson’s correlation test was used, except in the correlations for creatinine in which Spearman’s rank correlation test was calculated
  3. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001