Table 1: Mean ± SD values of B-cell activating factor (BAFF), interleukin-6, -10, and -15 (IL-6, -10, and -15), C-reactive protein (CRP), beta-2 microglobulin (B2M), and Ki-67 proliferation index (Ki-67 PI) in multiple myeloma patients and controls ( in all cases).

ControlsPatients

BAFF (pg/mL)253.4 ± 171.9904.2 ± 569.0
IL-6 (pg/mL)1.0 ± 0.58.8 ± 7.8
IL-10 (pg/mL)103.6 ± 16.8170.4 ± 72.5
IL-15 (pg/mL)5.6 ± 0.99.5 ± 4.7
CRR (mg/dL) 0.48 ± 0.231.02 ± 0.59
B2M (mg/L)1.9 ± 0.563.75 ± 3.15
Ki-67 PI (%)0.9 ± 0.99.3 ± 10.4