|Significant correlations for the group ‘SRMA’|
|Evaluated parameters||Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient|
|Concentration of IL-6 in CSF||Concentration of VEGF in CSF||0.8246***|
|Concentration of IL-6 in serum||Concentration of VEGF in serum||0.5045**|
|Concentration of IL-6 in CSF||Number of leukocytes in CSF||0.8323***|
|Concentration of VEGF in CSF||Number of leukocytes in CSF||0.5711*|
|Concentration of TGF-β1 in CSF||Concentration of IgA in CSF||0.3549*|
SRMA: steroid-responsive meningitis-arteritis; IL-6: interleukin-6; VEGF: vascular endothelial grow factor; TGF-β1: Transforming growth factor beta; IgA: immunoglobulin A; CSF: cerebrospinal fluid. Data are given as median and range (25th–75th percentile).
*P < 0.05; ** P < 0.01; *** P < 0.005.
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