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Table 2 Comparison of cytokine levels in HU patients and controls

From: Cytokine profiles in the peripheral blood and aqueous humor of patients with herpetic uveitis

Serum & aqueous humor (AqH) cytokines Controls, serum samples
(n = 8)
Controls, AqH samples
(n = 8)
HU, serum samples
(n = 4)
HU, AqH samples
(n = 4)
Controls vs HU, serum samples Controls vs HU, AqH samples Controls, Serum vs AqH samples HU, serum vs AqH samples
pg/ml, median (IQR)
 IL-10 1,22
(0,42-1,69)
0,00
(0,00-0,00)
1,88 3,44 0.018 0.001
 IL-17A 1,20
(0,00-3,73)
1,20
(0,00-3,73)
0,20 0,99
 TNF-α 0,00
(0,00-0,82)
0,00
(0,00-0,00)
0,18 0,91 0.018
 INF-ɣ 2,81
(1,58-4,83)
0,00
(0,00-0,05)
2,08 0,87 0.024 0.002
 TGF-β 1962
(1685–2356)
368
(0,00–565)
1861 374 0.001 0.029
  1. HU Herpetic Uveitis, IQR interquartile range, AqH Aqueous humour
  2. Mann-Whitney nonparametric U test was used for group’s comparison. Results are presented as medians and interquartile range, median (IQR). Statistically significant results are indicated in bold