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Serum cytokine responses in primary pneumonic plague patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21106776     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The serum levels of interleukin-2 (IL-2), gamma interferon (IFN-γ), tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α), IL-4, IL-6, and IL-10 of pneumonic plague patients were determined by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. IL-6 was the only elevated cytokine in the patients, and its level increased with a clear time course, indicating that IL-6 might be a prognostic marker for predicting the progression of plague.
Xiaoyi Wang; Zuyun Wang; Zhaobiao Guo; Baiqing Wei; Fuzhang Tian; Shouhong Yu; Haoran Wang; Hu Wang; Ruifu Yang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-11-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and vaccine immunology : CVI     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1556-679X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Vaccine Immunol.     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-05     Completed Date:  2011-04-21     Revised Date:  2013-07-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101252125     Medline TA:  Clin Vaccine Immunol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  184-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, No. 20 Dongdajie, Fentai, Beijing 100071, China.
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MeSH Terms
Cytokines / blood*
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Interleukin-6 / blood
Plague / immunology*
Time Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cytokines; 0/Interleukin-6

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