TABLE 4 

Comparison of ex vivo cytokine release from samples incubated with T27K from 13 subjects with acute pulmonary coccidioidomycosis to those from 18 subjects with either pulmonary nodules or cavities or with a positive serology only

CytokineMedian cytokine concn (pg/ml) (range) in subjects with:P valuea
Acute pneumonia (n = 13)Nodule, cavity, or serology only (n = 18)
GM-CSF324 (5–1,745)132 (0–1,478)0.045
IL-1β610 (6–3,998)114 (0–3,067)0.037
IFN-γ514 (19–1,845)338 (0–1,729)0.215
IL-2999 (14–2,013)679 (1–2,058)0.379
IL-1376 (2–854)23 (0–301)0.109
TNF-α6,615 (27–29,374)874 (1–14,206)0.078
  • a The P values in boldface type indicate statistical significance.