Table 1

Spearman's rank correlation coefficients between bacterial burdens and cytokine/chemokine levels in cerebellar homogenates of anti-Gr-1-, anti-Ly-6G-, and isotype-treated micea

Mouse groupCorrelation coefficient for each cytokine/chemokine
IL-1βIL-6KCMIP-2
Anti-Gr-10.540.86***0.360.92***
IgG2b0.170.190.420.24
Anti-Ly-6G0.520.71**0.70*0.77**
IgG2a0.89***0.470.82***0.45
All mice0.73***0.84***0.93***0.90***
  • a After 30 h of intracerebral infection with E. coli K1. *, P < 0.05; **, P < 0.01; ***, P < 0.001.