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Table 2 Pearson’s correlation coefficient among significantly changed cytokines

From: Rasmussen’s encephalitis is characterized by relatively lower production of IFN-β and activated cytotoxic T cell upon herpes viruses infection

  IL-1α IL-2 IL-15 CCL5 CXCL10 GZMB sFasL IFN-β
IL-1α 1        
IL-2 0.419 1       
IL-15 0.312 0.695** 1      
CCL5 0.323 0.726** 0.934** 1     
CXCL10 0.855** 0.396 0.402 0.422 1    
GZMB 0.540* 0.449 0.536* 0.481** 0.377 1   
sFasL 0.308 0.633** 0.951** 0.932** 0.393 0.645** 1  
IFN-β − 0.425 − 0.373 − 0.276 − 0.319 − 0.671** − 0.207 − 0.248 1
  1. The correlation among cytokines that showed significant differences between RE and TLE cases was analyzed with Pearson correlation (n = 17 for IFN-β and n = 19 for the others)
  2. *: p < 0.05; **: p < 0.01. N = 17 for IFN-β and n = 19 for others