Follicular fluid levels of interleukin-10 and interferon-gamma do not predict outcome of assisted reproductive technologies.

PROBLEM Follicular fluid (FF) and surrounding tissue contains various lymphocytes that synthesize different cytokines. The other sources of cytokines are ovarian somatic cells. FF provides microenvironment for the oocyte and contains immunological factors for the regulation of its development. Changes in expression and concentrations of certain cytokines… (More)