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Table 5 The serum levels of TNF-α, IL-8, IL-6 and TGF-β1 between patients with primary and secondary infertility

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

  Primary infertility group (n = 30) Secondary infertility group (n = 30) P-value
IL-8 9.82 ± 1.69 32.18 ± 15.13 1.51E-36
IL-6 33.52 ± 1.33 38.84 ± 3.46 4.39E-11
TGF-β1 33.72 ± 0.67 38.37 ± 3.14 1.528-11
TNF-α 21.48 ± 1.99 26.15 ± 3.51 1.02E-9