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Table 5 Comparison between the studied subgroups 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 controls
N = 60
Asthma
N = 20
AR
N = 20
Dermatitis N = 20 ANOVA *p value
PBEC (cells/mm3) 142.9 ± 31.0 636.3 ± 106.4 576.9 ± 47.8 517.7 ± 25.9 129.888 < .001**
Serum IgE level (IU/ml) 15.5 ± 15.9 342.0 ± 193.0 226.9 ± 82.1 262.0 ± 148.7 11.699 < .001**
IL-4 (pg/ml) 6.7 ± 0.5 51.3 ± 4.0 41.5 ± 4.3 41.5 ± 4.3 290.428 < .001**
IL-10 (pg/ml) 3.5 ± 0.4 2.9 ± 1.3 2.9 ± 1.0 2.6 ± 1.3 1.280 0.296
IL-12B (pg/ml) 264.5 ± 31.3 144.1 ± 28.9 144.1 ± 28.9 223.3 ± 44.5 31.127 < .001**
IL-17A (pg/ml) 3.3 ± .9 42.2 ± 4.1 32.2 ± 4.1 22.2 ± 4.1 218.483 < .001**
  1. PBEC peripheral blood eosinophil cell count. 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