Table 2

Lymphocyte subsets and activation markers in the EUs and UCs

Lymphocyte subsets

EUs (n = 25)

UCs (n = 24)

p-value°


Lymphocytes *

2500 (2052–3031)

2184 (1800–2632)

0.26

CD3 (%)*

72 (69–77)

73 (70–80)

0.27

CD4 (%)*

42 (32–46)

42 (34–45)

0.98

CD8 (%)*

28 (23–33)

28 (25–33)

0.63

NK (%)*

17 (13–22)

14 (11–18)

0.19


T cell markers

(T cell subset)#

HLA-DR (CD4+)*

138.6 (61–208)

288.7 (217–403)

0.0001

CD38 (CD4+)*

527.6 (267 – 862)

269.5 (238–410)

0.13

HLA-DR (CD8+)*

200 (124–285)

280.1 (165–360)

0.13

CD38 (CD8+)*

370 (194–527)

312.3 (244–441)

0.87

CXCR4 (CD4+)*

1041 (475–1233)

579.2 (221–895)

0.11

CCR5 (CD4+)*

44.1 (26.9–88.7)

146.5 (92.4–312)

0.0001

CXCR4 (CD8+)*

470.2 (298–747)

323.2 (155–500)

0.17

CCR5(CD8+)*

250.5 (164–293)

169.3 (106–245)

0.20


* Median (Q1–Q3)

° Mann-Whitney U test. After Bonferroni correction the level of significance was set at 0.004

# Absolute values

Bégaud et al. Retrovirology 2006 3:35   doi:10.1186/1742-4690-3-35

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