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Table 2 Serum cytokine levels in nAMD patients and controls

From: Peripheral blood mononuclear cells from neovascular age-related macular degeneration patients produce higher levels of chemokines CCL2 (MCP-1) and CXCL8 (IL-8)

Variables
(pg/ml)
Controls
(mean ± SD)
n = 43
nAMD
(mean ± SD)
n = 133
P value
nAMD vs controlsa
IL-8 12.63 ± 9.78 18.17 ± 23.85 0.090
CD121a 1315.88 ± 924.68 1353.27 ± 988.96 0.829
CD121b 2601.10 ± 1601.77 2477.91 ± 1313.55 0.652
CCL2 177.00 ± 253.49 138.57 ± 77.25 0.380
TGF-β1 7930.12 ± 4467.25 8200.52 ± 3613.87 0.757
VEGF 68.18 ± 56.49 92.67 ± 89.07 0.117
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. aIndependent samples t test