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Table 2 Plasma biomarker distributions in GWI+ and GWI− Veterans

From: Gulf War Illness-associated increases in blood levels of interleukin 6 and C-reactive protein: biomarker evidence of inflammation

BiomarkerGWI+ (n = 53)GWI− (n = 27)P-value*
IL-6, pg/ml0.80 (0.58–1.37)a0.64 (0.50–0.93)0.08
IFN-γ, pg/ml2.32 (1.69–3.45)3.32 (1.77–5.86)0.30
IL-10, pg/ml0.21 (0.17–0.30)0.24 (0.18–0.36)0.43
TNF-α, pg/ml2.14 (1.93–2.47)2.22 (1.92–2.58)0.56
IL-8, pg/ml4.43 (3.20–5.33)3.84 (2.79–6.24)0.94
  1. * Mann–Whitney test
  2. aMedian (interquartile)