Table 2

Correlation analysis
sIL-2R in liver disease patients
(n = 71)
r p
Liver Function
albumin −0.496 <0.001
pseudocholinesterase −0.484 <0.001
international normalized ratio 0.349 0.003
bilirubin 0.265 0.025
alkaline phosphatase 0.248 0.037
Hepatic fibrosis
hyaluronic acid 0.383 0.003
procollagen-III-peptide 0.514 <0.001
Inflammation
total monocytes 0.366 0.002
CD14++CD16- monocytes 0.332 0.006
CD14+CD16+ monocytes 0.402 0.001
IL-2 0.310 0.010
IL-4 0.271 0.025
IL-6 0.476 0.000
IL-8 (CXCL8) 0.308 0.011
IL-10 0.388 0.001
IFNγ 0.297 0.014
G-CSF 0.239 0.049
MIP1α (CCL3) 0.359 0.002
MIP1β (CCL4) 0.244 0.045
MIG (CXCL9) 0.329 0.006
IP-10 (CXCL10) 0.340 0.005
fractalkine (CX3CL1) 0.398 0.001
Renal Function
cystatin C 0.603 <0.001
creatinine 0.301 0.011
urea 0.266 0.026

sIL-2R serum concentrations were correlated with various routine and experimental laboratory parameters. Only significant correlations are shown. Spearman rank correlation test, p < 0.05.

Seidler et al.

Seidler et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:38   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-38

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