TABLE 1.

Incidence of endotoxin, cytokines (MIF, IL-1β, and TNF-α), and RANTES in MEEs in adults

ProteinNo. of positive samples/total no. of samples% Positive samples
MIF93/9597.9
IL-1β12/9512.6
TNF-α5/955.3
RANTES29/6643.9
Endotoxin92/9596.8