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Table 7 Correlation analysis of bacterial burden and inflammatory index in BALF samples

From: Quantitative analysis of pathogens in the lower respiratory tract of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  Staphylococcus aureus Klebsiella pneumoniae Streptococcus pneumoniae Pseudomonos aeruginosa Haemophilus influenzeae Moraxella catarrhalis
(log CFU/ml) (log CFU/ml) (log CFU/ml) (log CFU/ml) (log CFU/ml) (log CFU/ml)
r p r p r p r p r p r p
Neutrophil (%) 0.175 0.252 0.458 0.002 0.071 0.641 0.497 0.003 0.564 <0.01 0.551 <0.01
IL-1β (pg/ml) −0.082 0.511 0.327 0.010 0.086 0.479 0.452 0.001 0.682 <0.01 0.503 <0.01
IL-6 (pg/ml) 0.068 0.589 0.317 0.012 0.082 0.500 0.413 0.004 0.663 <0.01 0.549 <0.01
IL-8 (pg/ml) 0.165 0.187 0.314 0.013 0.044 0.720 0.341 0.018 0.694 <0.01 0.587 <0.01
IL-10 (pg/ml) −0.042 0.738 0.201 0.118 0.110 0.364 0.205 0.163 0.451 <0.01 0.376 0.003
TNF- α (pg/ml) 0.266 0.031 0.249 0.051 0.121 0.316 0.320 0.027 0.703 <0.01 0.493 <0.01