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Table 2 Cytokine median fluorescence values and ranges

From: Cytokine levels and associations with symptom severity in male and female children with autism spectrum disorder

Cytokine Range Median IQR
Basic FGF 37–150 71 60–85.5
Eotaxin 35–392 94 67.25–151.5
G-CSF 26–189 57.5 45.5–80.5
GM-CSF 60–1128 406 279.5–550.25
IFN-γ 17–164 43.5 33–61.75
IL-10 31–333.5 77 61–96
IL-12p70 32.5–346 66 48–89.75
IL-13 25.5–598 81 60–133
IL-15 25–427 97 72–130.25
IL-17A 40–222.5 90.5 76.5–105.25
IL-1β 19–541 57 39–96.25
IL-1RA 19–719 52 40–68.5
IL-2 35–563.5 85 70–102
IL-4 20–158 45.5 35–61.25
IL-5 15–136.5 28 22–39
IL-6 26–402.5 48 41–66.5
IL-7 17–157 28.5 24–37
IL-8 26–1716 97 62.25–224.5
IL-9 74–1397 138 113.5–166.75
IP-10 56–2275 371.5 200.25–659.5
MCP-1 41.5–331.5 91 75.25–123
MIP-1α 33–193 75 59.75–93.5
MIP-1β 101.5–2070.5 449 275.5–698.25
PDGF-BB 221–7644.5 1382.5 715.25–2542.75
RANTES 3842–17,915 12,039 8658.5–14,675
TNF-α 19–185 32.5 26–42
VEGF 71.5–941.5 157 110–207.5
  1. IQR (interquartile range). IQR is based on dividing a data set into quartiles Q1, Q2, and Q3 that divides a rank-ordered data set into four equal parts. IQR = Q3-Q1
  2. Abbreviations: Basic FGF basic fibroblast growth factor, G-CSF granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, GM-CSF granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor, IFN-γ interferon-γ, IL interleukin,IL.1RA IL-1 receptor antagonist, IP-10 interferon gamma-inducible protein 10, MCP-1 monocyte chemotactic protein-1, MIP-1α macrophage inflammatory protein-1α, MIP-1β macrophage inflammatory protein-1β, PDG platelet derived growth factor-BB, RANTES regulated on activation, normal T cell expressed and secreted, TNF-α tumor necrosis factor-α, VEGF vascular endothelial growth factor