Table 1

Peripheral blood lymphocyte populations* in acute CNS TB children and uninfected children (controls)

Acute phase

Controls

P-value


Lymphocytes (× 109/l)

6.77(3.6)

6.58(2.8)

0.863

CD3+ T -lymphocytes (× 109/l)

6.20(3.2)

5.11(2.1)

0.245

CD4+ T -lymphocytes (× 109/l)

2.17(1.2)

2.28(0.8)

0.753

CD8+ T -lymphocytes (× 109/l)

1.33(0.6)

1.09(0.4)

0.176

CD28+ T -lymphocytes (× 109/l)

0.36(0.2)

0.27(0.1)

0.105


* mean values (± SD)

Carlo et al. BMC Pediatrics 2011 11:108   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-11-108

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