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Table 5 Spearman's rank correlation coefficients for the correlation between differential cell counts and cytokines in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid levels of the discovery cohort (n = 30)

From: Cutaneous T-cell-attracting chemokine as a novel biomarker for predicting prognosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a prospective observational study

  TCC Neut Lym Mono Eo CD4/8
IL-1Rα 0.20 0.32 − 0.17 − 0.08 0.36 − 0.08
IL-8 0.05 0.61* − 0.13 − 0.24 0.54* − 0.35
MIP-1α 0.28 0.33 0.03 − 0.23 0.45* − 0.02
CTACK 0.09 0.48* 0.04 − 0.29 0.31 0.14
  1. Results with significant correlations (P < 0.05) are marked with an *
  2. TCC, total cell counts; Neut, neutrophil counts; Lym, lymphocyte counts; Mono, monocyte counts; Eo, eosinophil counts; CD4/8, CD4/CD8 ratio