Table 4: Relationship between the serum levels of cytokines in children with tuberculous lymphadenitis () based on Spearman’s rank correlation. The values shown are the correlation coefficients.

TNF-GM-CSFIL-1IL-2IL-4IL-5IL-6IL-8IL-10IL-12IL-15

IFN-.566.716.369−.244.389.274.440.497.151−.200−.111
TNF-.802.611.028.213.303.528.648.108−.047.291
GM-CSF.726.039.442.527.758.875.026−.191.154
IL-1.336.490.646.596.671−.176−.114.424
IL-2−.226−.039.122.150−.133.256.448
IL-4.745.341.376.008−.391−.076
IL-5.401.469.070−.538−.038
IL-6.842−.190−.282.072
IL-8−.068−.115.194
IL-10−.259−.474
IL-12.530

Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed). Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed).