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Table 2 Cytokine levels of the DM-ILD patients and healthy controls

From: Serum levels of interleukins and S100A8/A9 correlate with clinical severity in patients with dermatomyositis-associated interstitial lung disease

  DM-ILD (n = 40) Mean ± SD, pg/mL Controls (n = 30) Mean ± SD, pg/mL P value
IL-2 4.569 ± 0.0424 4.635 ± 0.0551 0.3413
IL-4 9.743 ± 0.7713 6.594 ± 0.2539 0.0013**
IL-6 44.10 ± 8.1091 11.57 ± 1.9372 0.0017**
IL-10 1.881 ± 0.0929 2.809 ± 0.2445 0.0001***
TNF-α 2.366 ± 0.1400 2.525 ± 0.1301 0.4280
IFN-γ 3.505 ± 0.1612 3.604 ± 0.1496 0.6727
IL-17A 10.525 ± 0.1483 9.367 ± 0.0722 0.5725
S100A8/A9 103.1 ± 6.6925 40.92 ± 4.4302 < 0.0001***
  1. **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001