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Table 5 Association of IL6 genotypes and alleles with serum IL-6 levels in febrile seizures patients

From: Interleukin-6 gene polymorphisms in Egyptian children with febrile seizures: a case–control study

Gene Polymorphism Genotype/Alleles Serum IL6 (pg/ml) P
IL-6 (−174) GG 37.5 ± 6.9 >0.05a
GC 35.3 ± 4.5
CC 33.5 ± 5.7
Alleles
  G 36.7 ± 3.8 >0.05b
C 35.5 ± 6.4
IL-6 (−572) GG 33.7 ± 4.5 >0.05a
GC 35.5 ± 5.7
CC 38.4 ± 3.9
Alleles
  G 34.2 ± 5.3 >0.05b
C 39.5 ± 4.6
IL-6 (−597) GG 45.5 ± 9.7 >0.05a
GA 43.3 ± 5.5
AA 47.5 ± 7.9
Alleles
  G 44.5 ± 5.3 >0.05 b
A 49.7 ± 8.5
  1. Abbreviations: IL6 interleukin 6
  2. Data are presented as mean ± SD
  3. P value < 0.05 indicates a significant difference
  4. aCalculated by ANOVA test
  5. b Student t-test