Parameter Mean ± SD
Control Group (I) Group (II) Group (III)
Serum IL-17 level pg/ml 7.96 ±3.05 11.31 ± 5.08 17.31± 5.67 30.70 ±18.77
Serum IL-23 level pg/ml 277.10±49.04 313.5±40.47 301.08 ± 57.54 402.71 ± 79.36
IL-17 p values: Group I>0.05 NS, Group II< 0.001 H.S., Group III<0.001 H.S in comparison to control group.
IL-23 p values: Group I<0.05 S., Group II<0.05 S., Group III<0.05 S. in comparison to control group.
Table 5: Serum levels of IL-17 and IL23 in RA patient and controls.