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Table 1 Peripheral blood lymphocyte populations* in acute CNS TB children and uninfected children (controls)

From: Lymphocyte apoptosis in children with central nervous system tuberculosis: a case control study

  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
  1. * mean values (± SD)