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Table 2 Catecholamine and inflammatory marker correlations

From: Inflammatory cytokine and chemokine profiles are associated with patient outcome and the hyperadrenergic state following acute brain injury

Marker Catecholamines
Epinephrine Norepinephrine
r P value r P value
Cytokines (pg/mL)     
 IL-1β 0.11 0.04* 0.28 <0.01*
 IL-5 −0.07 0.19 0.01 0.90
 IL-10 0.44 <0.01* 0.45 <0.01*
 TNF-α 0.00 0.93 0.14 <0.01*
Chemokines (pg/mL)     
 Eotaxin 0.16 <0.01* 0.16 0.01*
 Eotaxin-3 0.08 0.15 0.05 0.31
 IL-8 0.35 <0.01* 0.39 <0.01*
 IP-10 −0.00 0.88 0.10 0.02*
 MCP-1 0.23 <0.01* 0.33 <0.01*
 MCP-4 0.06 0.17 0.05 0.24
 MDC −0.00 0.98 −0.09 0.04*
 MIP-1β −0.00 0.97 0.16 <0.01
 TARC −0.05 0.24 0.03 0.43
  1. Abbreviations: IL interleukin, TNF-α tumor necrosis factor-alpha, IP-10 interferon-gamma induced protein-10, MCP monocyte chemoattractant protein, MDC macrophage-derived chemokine, MIP-1β macrophage inflammatory protein–1β, TARC thymus and activation regulated chemokine
  2. *p < 0.05 via Spearman’s ρ