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Table 2 Cytokines level in periphery blood from the healthy and the patients and hydrothorax from the patients

From: The changes and its significance of Th17 and Treg cells and related cytokines in patients with tuberculosis pleurisy

Group Cases IL-17 IL-6
Peripheral blood Hydrothorax Peripheral blood Hydrothorax
Control 34 14.45 ± 3.81   4.26 ± 0.91  
Tuberculous pleurisy 35 17.49 ± 3.94 26.13 ± 5.98 4.54 ± 1.02 5.31 ± 0.74
Group Cases IL-23 TGF-β
Peripheral blood Hydrothorax Peripheral blood Hydrothorax
Control 34 77.55 ± 20.26   3.95 ± 0.79  
Tuberculous pleurisy 35 90.42 ± 23.06 122.26 ± 31.71 3.32 ± 0.80 3.12 ± 0.77