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IL-17 protein concentration in serum and IL-17 mRNA content in PBMC<a onClick="popup('http://www.diagnosticpathology.org/content/8/1/40/mathml/M1','MathML',630,470);return false;" target="_blank" href="http://www.diagnosticpathology.org/content/8/1/40/mathml/M1">View MathML</a>
Cases IL-17(pg/ml) IL-17A mRNA
Normal controls 20 28.2 ± 7.78 0.05 ± 0.07
CHB 47 38.9 ± 11.34*## 0.41 ± 0.14**##
LC 49 63.9 ± 18.82** 0.80 ± 0.17**
PHC 44 46.8 ± 14.39**# 0.55 ± 0.13**##
CLF 33 44.0 ± 3.78**## 0.40 ± 0.09**##

*P < 0.005, **P < 0.001 compared with normal control, #P < 0.005, ##P < 0.001 compared with LC.

Du et al.

Du et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:40   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-40

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