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Table 1 Comparison of the serum levels of TNF-α, IL-8, IL-6 and TGF-β1

From: A cross-sectional study on the correlation between cytokines in a pelvic environment and tubal factor infertility

  Fibroids group
(n = 29)
Primary infertility group (n = 30) Secondary infertility group (n = 30)
  p-value   p-value
IL-8 5.73 ± 1.99 9.82 ± 1.69 1.03376E-11 32.18 ± 15.13a 5.55701E-39
IL-6 30.48 ± 0.61 33.52 ± 1.33 4.27837E-16 38.84 ± 3.46a 4.38063E-19
TGF-β1 32.25 ± 1.69 33.72 ± 0.67 4.61825-5 38.37 ± 3.14a 1.31313E-13
TNF-α 19.61 ± 0.157 21.48 ± 1.99 4.68514E-6 26.15 ± 3.51a 1.46452E-16
  1. aindicates statistical significance between Secondary infertility group vs. Fibroids group