Circulating levels of inflammatory mediators in adult falciparum malaria patients compared with healthy controls.

<p>Boldface type indicates statistical significance. The concentration of the various cytokines is given in pg/mL.</p>1)<p> Data for two patients were missing.</p>2)<p> Univariable analysis with the Mann-Whitney test.</p>3)<p> Calculated by penalised logistic regression, where IP-10 appear as a much stronger indicator of malaria infection compared to the healthy controls, than the other mentioned cytokines. The arrow indicates reduced cytokine levels in malaria patients compared with healthy controls.</p><p>Circulating levels of inflammatory mediators in adult falciparum malaria patients compared with healthy controls.</p>