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Table 2 Urinary levels of tested chemokines and cytokines in patients with pulmonary TB and healthy subjects.

From: IP-10 detection in urine is associated with lung diseases

  Pulmonary TB
N. 10
Healthy subjects
N. 10
p value
pg/ml Mean ±SD
IFN-γ 2.77 (0.44) 2.78 (0.13) NA
TNF-α 1.10 (0.69) 0.91 (0.51) NA
IL-2 0.45 (1.02) 0 (0) NA
IL-8 54.84 (128.40) 53.66 (110.00) 0.98
MIP-1 α 2.47 (0.93) 0.60 (1.01) NA
MIP-1 β 11.77 (9.92) 14.31 (22.29) 0.67
RANTES 2.87 (1.82) 4.82 (3.79) NA
  1. N: number; SD: standard deviation, IFN: interferon, TNF: tumor necrosis factor, IL: interleukin, MIP: macrophage inflammatory protein, RANTES: regulated on activation normal T cell expressed and secreted; NA: not available if the means are below 5 pg/ml.