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Table 2 Median values (pg/mL) of cytokines in each group

From: Cytokine profile during occult hepatitis B virus infection in chronic hepatitis C patients

Citokyne Control OBI/HCV HBV
  Median P25–P75 Median P25–P75 Median P25–P75
IL-17A 10.36a 7.92–12.67 6.38a,b 1.34–8.26 10.91b 6.54–16.43
INF-Y 0.43 0.0–0.65 0.43 0.0–5.32 0.05 0.0–0.23
TNF-α 0.0a 0.0–0.99 2.77a 1.02–24.80 0.00 0.00–13.74
IL-10 0.25 0.12–0.56 2.38 0.0–2.74 0.58 0.01–3.40
IL-6 0.67a 0.43–1.76 9.76a,b 7.51–23.33 1.43b 0.76–4.18
IL-4 2.22a 1.54–2.97 6.14a 1.87–20.98 1.82 1.43–13.00
IL-2 0.0a 0.0–1.11 1.22a 0.0–8.64 0.06 0.0–8.23
  1. 25th percentile (P25) and 75th percentile (P75) according to different levels of cytokines. To know the difference between the groups, the Mann–Whitney nonparametric test was used. Equal letters show groups with statistically significant mean difference