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Table 1 Comparison of serum concentrations of endotoxins (LPS), nitric oxide (NO), malondialdehyde (MDA), tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNFα) and interferon-gamma (IFNγ) of animals-controls (group A) and of animals pre-treated with thalidomide (group C) sacrificed five hours after bacterial challenge.

From: Immunomodulatory intervention in sepsis by multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa with thalidomide: an experimental study

  Group A Group C p
  Mean ± SE  
LPS (EU/ml) 13.12 ± 0.17 13.52 ± 0.44 NS
NO (μM) 1,694.4 ± 400.9 618.9 ± 350.3 0.009
MDA (mM) 4.30 ± 1.51 4.56 ± 0.54 NS
TNFα (pg/ml) 153.9 ± 53.8 74.7 ± 22.5 0.012
IFNγ (pg/ml) 782.4 ± 103.2 564.4 ± 116.5 NS