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Table 1 Lavage interleukin-22 concentration in clinically characterized cohorts

From: Interleukin-22 is elevated in lavage from patients with lung cancer and other pulmonary diseases

Characteristics Number of patients (% of study cohort) IL-22 [pg/ml] (median) Number of samples above DL
Gender    
 Female 83 (44 %) 28 65
 Male 111 (57 %) 37 82
Age (years) 58.7   
Diagnosis    
 Pulmonary Infection 49 (25 %) 49 37
 Lung Cancer 37 (19 %) 38 23
 Thoracic manisfestation of non-lung cancer 14 (7 %) 33 9
 Other lung diseases 79 (41 %) 49 60
 Reference cohort 22 (11 %) 15 12
  1. DL detection limit of the assay