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Table 1 Association between high CSF IL-6 and CSF infection

From: Cerebrospinal fluid and plasma cytokines after subarachnoid haemorrhage: CSF interleukin-6 may be an early marker of infection

CNS infection CSF IL-6
High (>10,000 pg/mL) Low (<10,000 pg/mL)
Definite i, k, t, u, x, y  
Probable w  
No m a, b, c, d, h, j, n, o, p, q, s, v
Unlikely ra  
  1. aNo CSF taken for culture. Patient letters correspond to those in Figures 3 and 4.