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Table 2 Correlation coefficient between cytokine levels among HAT and malaria co-infection

From: Plasma cytokine profiles associated with rhodesiense sleeping sickness and falciparum malaria co-infection in North Eastern Uganda

Cytokine IFN-γ Cytokine correlation coefficient rs
TNF-α IL-6 IL-10 TGF-β
IFN-γ   0.847*** 0.471 0.439 0.257
TNF-α    0.431 0.193 0.312
IL-6     0.557* − 0.135
IL-10      0.014
  1. Spearman’s (rs) rank correlations were computed at statistical significance P < 0.05* and P < 0.001***, negative (−) = denotes negative correlation