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Table 3 Intracellular cytokines—mean fluorescence intensity (MFI) data

From: Cytokine production pattern of T lymphocytes in neonatal arterial ischemic stroke during the first month of life—a case study

Arbitrary unit   Moderate HIE (n = 17) Severe HIE (n = 11) NAIS (n = 4)
MFI IL-17 / CD8 6 h 1427 (661.5–2402) 1591 (1157–7047) 4855 (2618–8706) a, p = 0.01
MFI IFN-γ / CD4 72 h 455 (149.5–770) 887 (495.5–1427) 42.25 (28.13–438.5) a, p = 0.04; b, p = 0.01
MFI IL-6 /CD8 72 h 701 (364.8–1441) 1073 (795–2017) 646.5 (188.7–736.3) b, p = 0.03
MFI IL-6 / CD8 1 month 429 (101.7–617.0) 347 (83–491) 918.5 (638.3–1347) a, p = 0.01; b, p = 0.02
MFI IL-10 / CD8 6 h 1883 (512.5–5817) 1874 (1157–3415) 705 (280–3313)
MFI IL-10 / CD4 24 h 674.5 (177.8–2608) 1084 (203–1892) 666 (242.5–1063)
MFI IL-10 / CD8 72 h 2167 (1462–5964) 1505 (1055–3819) 443.5 (371–5977)
MFI TGF-β / CD4 1 week 4620 (2654–6647) 3129 (1238–5621) 3260 (1452–3680)
MFI TGF-β / CD4 1 month 811.5 (253–1740) 634 (259–1789) 330.5 (123–2283)
  1. The intracellular level of certain cytokines in T cells is shown by the MFI of each cytokine. Data are expressed as median and interquartile range; a = moderate HIE vs NAIS, p < 0.05; b = severe HIE vs NAIS, p < 0.05