TABLE 2.

Correlations of cytokines and chemokines in BAL samples at day 4

Cytokine or chemokineCorrelation with:
M. pneumoniae culturesHPSAOaAHRbCethromycin therapy
rPnrPnrPnrPnrPn
IL-1β0.20.4150.50.05190.30.2160.60.0216−0.50.0319
IL-20.30.3150.50.01190.40.2160.40.116−0.40.0919
TNF-α0.20.3190.7<0.001230.40.09200.30.220−0.60.00523
IL-120.50.06150.50.02190.60.01160.40.216−0.70.00219
IFN-γ0.70.004150.7<0.001190.7<0.001160.60.0116−0.60.00819
IL-40.030.9150.40.1190.30.2160.40.116−0.10.519
GM-CSF0.020.9150.30.1190.080.7160.30.2160.050.819
IL-80.20.4190.30.1230.40.1200.40.0420−0.40.00323
MCP-10.30.3190.60.001230.60.005200.40.0720−0.8<0.00123
MIP-1α0.20.3190.60.007220.50.05190.20.319−0.8<0.00122
  • a AO, airway obstruction.

  • b AHR, airway hyperreactivity.