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Table 4 The mean serum level of cytokines and thioredoxine in different groups of children with ASD

From: Thioredoxin level and inflammatory markers in children with autism spectrum disorders

Parameter Mild ASDs (n = 10)
(mean ± SD)
Moderate ASD (n = 16)
(mean ± SD)
Severe ASDs (n = 9) (mean ± SD) p
Interleukin-1ß (pg/ml) 65.6 ± 37.5 51.3 ± 10.8 46.8 ± 8.2 NS
Interleukin 8 (pg/ml) 62.7 ± 29.2 59.9 ± 26.5 54.8 ± 52.2 NS
Tumor necrosis factor-α (pg/ml) 336.5 ± 56.5 344.7 ± 51.7 352.2 ± 50.8 NS
Thioredoxine (pg/ml) 168.3 ± 57.1 167.5 ± 60.7 177.8 ± 42.6 NS
  1. NS non-significant