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Table 3 Cytokines identified in BALF of NEHI, FB, CF and disease controls: all values expressed as pg/mL

From: Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cytokine profiles in neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia of infancy and follicular bronchiolitis

Median NEHI FB CF Non-CF DC KW
(IQR) (N = 22) (N = 6) (N = 7) (N = 6) p value
IL-1β1 2.1 (0.7, 2.5) 7.0 (2.5, 10.1) 27.7 (4.7, 85.9) 2.7 (2.5, 7.2) <0.01
IL-1ra1 449.8 (306.6, 663.2) 1558.9 (885.9, 1843.1) 511.8 (308.7, 1567.1) 369.3 (278.6, 1107.4) 0.10
IL-61 2.0 (1.0, 4.7) 9.7 (3.3, 16.5) 9.2 (4.6, 10.6) 2.8 (2.0, 8.4) 0.04
IL-81 35.5 (14.5, 71.7) 171.3 (20.4, 477.7) 705.2 (521.1, 1504.2) 120.0 (42.3, 306.6) <0.01
G CSF 13.2 (6.1, 27.9) 33.5 (21.8, 48.6) 13.1 (7.9, 39.4) 8.0 (5.4, 34.5) 0.39
GM CSF 4.0 (1.8, 6.0) 4.0 (1.0, 6.0) 6.0 (4.0, 6.0) 1.1 (1.0, 6.0) 0.59
MCP 11 27.6 (19.6, 49.6) 56.1 (51.9, 113.2) 138.2 (43.9, 335.8) 21.1 (11.6, 84.8) 0.01
MIP 1β1 7.7 (4.4, 20.0) 22.8 (15.4, 55.3) 83.3 (36.0, 100.2) 31.9 (20.0, 140.3) <0.01
TNF α 0.8 (0.6, 2.0) 1.7 (1.0, 2.0) 2.0 (2.0, 4.1) 1.4 (0.6, 2.7) 0.06
VEGF 182.1 (89.3, 317.5) 270.5 (254.7, 486.6) 149.2 (64.2, 206.4) 79.6 (42.3, 159.4) 0.30
  1. 1Significant difference (p < 0.05) observed between NEHI and FB.