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Table 2 Showing the sensitivity threshold for each cytokine and the number of cases below sensitivity in the clinical sample and in the control sample, respectively

From: The role of cytokines and hot flashes in perimenopausal depression

Cytokine Sensitivity threshold (pg/ml) Perimenopausal women with depression (n = 41); N = below sensitivity (true zeros) Controls (n = 24); N = below sensitivity (true zeros)
TNFα 2.3 28 18
IL-6 0.92 31 18
IL-10 0.99 32 17
  1. IL = interleukin; TNF = tumor necrosis factor.