Table 2

Concentrations of cytokines in plasma of FM patients and controls
Cytokine Controls Patients P-value
N Mean SD N Mean SD
MCP-1 65 25 19 95 23 23 0.5681
IL-5 30 24.0 86.0 26 28 103 0.8685
IL-6 39 23 59 47 18 29 0.6511
IL-8 62 22 13 43 25 49 0.7031
IL-10 59 125 713 54 18 41 0.2531
IFN-γ 54 659 1935 51 681 766 0.9383
MIP-1α 36 6 7 24 9 24 0.6807
MIP-1β 87 61 31 107 52 49 0.1506

Concentrations of cytokines in pg/ml are shown.

N, number of subjects whose cytokine values within the detection ranges.

Behm et al.

Behm et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2012 12:25   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-12-25

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