Mediators of Inflammation / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Cytokine Levels in the Serum of Healthy Subjects

Table 3

Cytokines and chemokines showing an unchanged production amongst groups.

CytokineGroup 1–6 yearsGroup 7–17 yearsGroup ≥18 years

IL-1ra139.2 (92–185.4)169.2 (134.7–203.6)129.6 (101.2–172)
IL-210.5 (9.4–12.2)13.8 (10.2–19.2)14 (9.4–15.9)
IL-712.1 (10.3–14.4)13.6 (10.9–20)13.5 (11–17.1)
IL-830.9 (23.7–32)32.6 (28.2–39)29.3 (24.4–35.9)
IL-917.6 (10.9–26.8)24.6 (20.2–30.5)23.3 (16.3–31.3)
IL-1011.4 (9.5–12.8)11.3 (8.9–13.7)12.6 (8.5–16.7)
IL-12(p70)44.3 (39.8–64.1)34.5 (23.2–48.2)34.8 (19.6–56.3)
Basic FGF33.9 (30.8–39.5)40.1 (35.7–49.3)41.7 (33.2–49.5)
G-CSF36.2 (30.3–49.9)43.8 (39.3–54)45.5 (34–53.6)
GM-CSF78.8 (74.6–83)97.4 (30.1–138.4)38.3 (26.3–63.8)
IP-10674.5 (375.4–795.9)525.8 (387.8–848.9)576.2 (368.5–808.5)
MCP-135.9 (25.6–62)52 (26.5–77.9)41.5 (20.1–78.9)
MIP-1α7.3 (6.6–8.1)7.4 (6.3–8.2)7.1 (6.2–9)
RANTES5753 (4890–6201)5420 (4889–6091)5839 (5147–6089)
VEGF95.6 (81.4–169.3)73.3 (46–126)61.6 (32–118.9)
IL-16151 (110.1–205.7)155.7 (92.2–213.2)105.6 (93–166)
CTACK459 (238.5–549.9)384.4 (268.2–506.2)335.9 (190.9–468.6)
HGF464.5 (270.1–689.2)389.4 (308.3–506.4)319.7 (196.6–477.9)
M-CSF10.8 (8.2–26.9)12.2 (9.1–17)9.9 (8.6–13.1)
MIG354.5 (306.2–393.4)380.1 (167.4–548.8)278.2 (138.7–539.9)

Values are expressed as pg/mL, median (IQR); differences amongst groups are not statistically significant ( ) after a Kruskal-Wallis test followed by Dunn’s multiple comparison test.

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