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Table 4 Cytokine and immune mediator concentrations (range and median concentration in pg/ml) in amniotic fluid by fetal gender

From: Influence of maternal age, gestational age and fetal gender on expression of immune mediators in amniotic fluid

Mediator Concentration range (median) male Concentration range (median) female p-value
IL-2 (n = 66) 0.4-7.5 (4.7) 0.8-9.1 (3.9) 0.537
IL-4 (n = 182) 1.2-21.5 (8.6) 0.8-21.9 (8.3) 0.600
IL-6 (n = 156) 237.3-21275.0 (904.2) 120.8 -15825 (662.0) 0.079
IL-8 (n = 185) 0-5362.5 (664.9) 0-17125 (600.8) 0.644
IL-10 (n = 161) 2.4-18.5 (5.8) 2.2-85.6 (6.5) 0.559
IL-12 (n = 161) 0.7-23.7 (5.6) 0-17.3 (6.1) 0.478
IL-15 (n = 173) 2.5-169.4 (16.3) 2.4-165.8 (27.7) 0.868
IL-17 (n = 66) 3.5-47.9 (23.1) 4.1-39.7 (23.2) 0.940
TNF- α (n = 161) 5.3-30.3 (11.3) 2.9-659 (11.1) 0.870
GRO- α (n = 184) 14.5-7658.8 (1021.9) 12.3-6106 (1079.9) 0.985
Pro IL1-ß (n = 157) 0-269.1 (16.9) 2-1048.8 (18.1) 0.797
Histone (n = 161) 0.04-3.7 (0.2) 0.06-78.4 (0.3) 0.654
IP-10 (n = 169) 11.6-6781.6 (678.3) 0.4-32370 (703.6) 0.914
MIP1-ß (n = 182) 10.5-188.3 (25.4) 5.8-16305.8 (25.4) 0.590
MIP1- α (n = 186) 7.9-86.3 (26.1) 0-1531.3 (25.4) 0.410