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Table 1 Comparison of average cytokine induction by isolates based on phenotypic characteristics

From: Host cytokine responses distinguish invasive from airway isolates of the Streptococcusmilleri/anginosis group

Phenotype No. of isolates IL1β TNF IL10 IL12p70 IL23 IL17A IL4
   pg/ml Pvalue pg/ml Pvalue pg/ml Pvalue pg/ml Pvalue pg/ml Pvalue pg/ml Pvalue pg/ml Pvalue
Hyalurdonidase                
  Positive 26 5518 ns 5229 ns 916 ns 23 ns 302 ns 9 ns 6 ns
  Negative 9 5089   6904   945   48   448   8   6  
Chondroitan Sulfatase                
  Positive 15 6099 ns 4938 ns 968 ns 23 ns 267 ns 12 0.0337 6 ns
  Negative 20 4889   6201   948   33   394   6   6  
β-Hemolysis                
  Positive 16 4892 ns 5739 ns 916 ns 32 ns 380 ns 6 ns 6 ns
  Negative 19 5843   5593   996   27   306   11   6  
Protease                
  Positive 29 5704 ns 5491 ns 889 ns 29 ns 312 ns 9 ns 6 ns
  Negative 6 3976   6477   1298   29   475   4   6  
  1. P value determined by a Mann–Whitney test. P < 0.05 was considered significant.