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Table 4 Comparison between dust mites' allergic patients and controls regarding laboratory data (IgE levels, eosinophilic count, and interleukins levels)

From: Role of interleukins 12B and 17A genetic variation in house dust mites allergy

The studied parameter Healthy controls
(N = 60)
Allergic patients
(N = 60)
p value
1PBEC (cells/mm3) 142.9 ± 31.0 576.9 ± 60.03 < 0.001**
Serum IgE level (IU/ml) 15.5 ± 15.9 276.9 ± 141.2 < 0.001**
 IL-4 (pg/ml) 6.72 ± 0.47 44.76 ± 6.3 < 0.001**
 IL-10 (pg/ml) 3.5 ± 0.45 2.8 ± 1.2 > 0.05*
 IL-12B (pg/ml) 264.46 ± 31.35 170.49 ± 50.72 < .001**
 IL-17A (pg/ml) 3.31 ± 0.85 32.2 ± 9.2 < .001**
  1. 1PBEC peripheral blood eosinophil cell count. Student’s t test was used. All parameters represented as mean and SD. *p value ≤ 0.05 significant while **p value ≤ 0.01 highly significant and* p > 0.05 non-significant