Table 3

Correlation coefficients between cytokine levels from VL-malaria co-infected patients recruited at Tabarak Allah Hospital, Sudan
Cytokine correlation
Coefficient rs TNF IL-6 IL-17A IFN IL-12p70 IL-13 IL-10 IL-4 IL-2
TNF 0.80*** 0.63* 0.69** 0.66** 0.75** 0.59* 0.40 0.20
IL-6 0.55* 0.68** 0.82*** 0.68** 0.61* 0.27 0.13
IL-17A 0.64** 0.68** 0.70** 0.14 0.30 0.20
IFN-γ 0.75** 0.78** 0.46 0.59* 0.39
IL-12p70 0.85*** 0.34 0.19 0.34
IL-13 0.28 0.32 0.53*
IL-10 0.14 0.12
IL-4 -0.15

Spearman’s (rs) rank correlations were computed and statistical significance was considered when P <0.001***, P <0.01** or P <0.05*.

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van den Bogaart et al. BMC Immunology 2014 15:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2172-15-16

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