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Table 4 Cytokine expression after in vitro stimulation with N-RSV1 peptide (30 μg/ml) of PBMCs of healthy blood donors within the three groups of age

From: Age related changes in T cell mediated immune response and effector memory to Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) in healthy subjects

Subjects IFN-γ IL-10 TNF-α
Ag - + - + - +
1° group (20-40 years) 57.4 ± 5.8 68.9 ± 3.4 44.7 ± 9.6 29.1 ± 3.1 895.1 ± 2.3 114.1 ± 4.5
2° group (41-60 years) 58.5 ± 4.6 72.4 ± 2.7 64.7 ± 3.6 133.9 ± 8.2 646.5 ± 32.6 49.1 ± 3.8
3° group (> 60 years) 45.3 ± 4.8 47.3 ± 4.2 252.2 ± 12.6 267.8 ± 23 123 ± 8.7 36 ± 5.2
  1. Values are given in pg/ml ± RSV