Table 2.

Median and range of neonatal concentrations of inflammatory markers among patients with B-cell precursor ALL and controls

B-cell precursor ALL patients (n = 178)Controls (n = 178)
Detection Range pg/mLMediana pg/mLRange pg/mLBelow level of detectionMissingMediana pg/mLRange pg/mLBelow level of detectionMissing
n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)
IL60.97–5,0000.990.06–7.7981 (45.5)12 (6.7)0.780.001–7.51108 (60.7)12 (6.7)
sIL6Rα29.01–200,0002,307.09725.49–7,091.020 (0)0 (0)2,617.23999.78–7,115.500 (0)0 (0)
IL80.46–5,0001.660.68–506.680 (0)0 (0)1.920.51–6.290 (0)0 (0)
IL124.08–5,00010.274.34–24.480 (0)0 (0)10.471.57–75.074 (2.2)0 (0)
IL173.79–5,0004.990.31–14.8555 (30.9)16 (9.0)4.550.19–12.8364 (36.0)19 (10.7)
IL180.28–5,00014.614.21–45.650 (0)0 (0)13.412.42–49.570 (0)0 (0)
TGFβ13.12–40,00087.8734.17–211.160 (0)0 (0)102.6128.61–288.590 (0)0 (0)
MCP-14.28–50,000123.0645.94–282.560 (0)0 (0)154.6168.22–339.360 (0)0 (0)
CRP (μg/mL)<0.001–100.170.0034–1.270 (0)0 (0)0.240.012–1.890 (0)0 (0)
  • aBefore changing missing values to a value corresponding to the lowest percentile.