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Table 2 Median values of PCT and interleukin concentrations in BALF supernatant over different disease groups, significance (P < 0.05) is indicated by*

From: Procalcitonin as a biomarker in equine chronic pneumopathies

Diagnosis PCT [ng/ml] IL-1β [pg/ml] IL-6[pg/ml]
Controls (n = 15) 5.49
(1.49–23.32)
5.7
(5.7–104)
2.5
(2.5–25)
RAO (n = 21) 13.40*
(1.32–681.66)
25
(5.7–122)
11
(2.5–53)
IAD (n = 16) 16.89*
(1.49–493.72)
22
(5.7–84)
3.5
(2.5–41)
CIP (n = 12) 12.02
(3.82–1761.86)
33.5
(5.7–121)
10.5
(2.5–63)