Table 2: T-Lymphocyte cytokine subsets of healthy and cirrhosis patients.

Cytokines (pg/ml)HBV-cirrhosis ( 𝑛 = 4 2 )HCV-cirrhosis ( 𝑛 = 4 0 )Healthy controls ( 𝑛 = 2 0 )P value

IL-22.3 (0.5–41.2)2.3 (0.9–27.3)2.3 (0.6–10.1)†.4658, ‡.8798
IL-42.8 (0.6–37.9)2.7 (0.7–45.2)3.0 (1.4–14.9)†.7125, ‡.860
IL-611.7 (2.1–100.3)9.1 (2.1–102.2)2.5 (1.8–11.9) < .0001, ‡ < .0001
IL-102.7 (1.0–39.4)2.7 (0.5–32.0)1.6 (1.0–28.4)†.121, ‡.05
TNF- 𝛼 2.0 (0.9–22.9)1.8 (0.8–18.1)1.6 (0.7–21.8)†.1205, ‡.7624
IFN- 𝛾 7.9 (1.6–84.5)4.8 (1.2–91.6)4.4 (1.8–84.5).0022, ‡.2787

Data are expressed as median (range); †HBV-cirrhosis versus healthy controls, ‡HCV-cirrhosis versus healthy controls.