TABLE 1.

Concentration of cytokines determined by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in a patient with septic meningococcal peritonitis

CytokineaConcn (pg/ml)
Day 1Day 2
SerumCSFSerumPeritoneal fluid
L-selectin3,9003,900
IL-622613287984
IL-101761636552
IFN-γ1,963997
TNF-α5144
  • a IFN-γ, gamma interferon; TNF-α, tumor necrosis factor alpha.