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Table 2 Inflammatory markers, and cytokines

From: The association of elevated reactive oxygen species levels from neutrophils with low-grade inflammation in the elderly

  Old
n = 37
  Young
n = 22
  Median Minimum Maximum   Median Minimum Maximum
IL-8 (pg/ml) 25.6 13.8 81.2 ** 18.3 8.6 70.7
MCP-1 (pg/ml) 184.3 111.5 5828.0   200.4 126.1 340.7
TNF-α (pg/ml) 0.91 0.20 3.38 * 0.52 0.11 1.69
IL-6 (pg/ml) 1.16 0.48 12.68 * 0.84 0.24 2.31
CRP (mg/dl) 0.41 0.04 51.62 * 0.21 0.08 0.70
SAA (μg/ml) 19.9 8.4 159.3   18.4 9.0 142.3
HSP70 (pg/ml) 36.2 0.0 166.0 * 16.8 0.0 47.0
  1. Data are presented as median and range Mann-Whitney U test *; P < 0.05, **; P < 0.01, statistically identified as significant differences between old and young group IL-8, Interluikin 8; MCP-1, monocyte chemotactic protein-1; TNF-α, tumor necrosis factor–α; CRP, C-reactive protein; SAA, serum amyloid A; HSP, heat shock protein