Table 3 Medians (25th to 75th percentiles) of cytokines and markers in groups with and without mortality
Cytokine day 1Mortalityp Value
YesNo
CRP (mg/dl)21.9 (16.0–32.2)14.4 (7.3–23.5)0.0001
PCT (ng/ml)1.8 (0.63–13.07)0.58 (0.27–2.38)0.002
TNFα (pg/ml)44 (17–79)29 (17–46)0.069
IL6 (pg/ml)191 (75–982)73 (29–197)0.0001
IL8 (pg/ml)36 (10–65)6 (2–14)0.0001
IL10 (pg/ml)10 (0–65)7 (1–19)0.25
  • CRP, C-reactive protein; IL, interleukin; PCT, procalcitonin; TNFα, tumour necrosis factor α.