Table 3

Lymphocyte subsets in BAL fluid and peripheral blood. All analyses were performed on 19 subjects in group I and 15 subjects in group II with the exception of CD4+/CD69+ lymphocytes (n = 6 for group I and n = 7 for group II)

ParameterGroup IGroup II
BAL fluidBloodBAL fluidBlood
%CD3+79.7 (3.3)70.1 (1.9)79.8 (3.0)65.7 (2.9)
%CD19+2.2 (0.4)11.4 (0.8)1.2 (0.2)3-150 10.7 (1.0)
%CD16+/56+3.4 (0.5)11.8 (1.3)3.1 (0.5)12.8 (1.3)
%CD4+46.4 (2.9)40.3 (1.4)68.4 (4.2)3-150 39.5 (2.8)
%CD8+31.6 (3.5)31.8 (1.4)12.6 (1.7)3-150 26.0 (2.6)
CD4/CD8 ratio1.9 (0.3)1.4 (0.1)7.6 (1.5) 2.0 (0.4)3-150
%γδ TCR+2.9 (0.3)4.5 (0.5)0.97 (0.19)3-150 1.8 (0.3)
%CD5+/IgM+0.93 (0.20)0.19 (0.03)1.26 (0.23)0.17 (0.06)
%CD4+/DR+20.3 (2.1)2.9 (0.2)33.8 (3.8)3-150 4.1 (0.4)
%CD4+/CD69+33.8 (3.5)8.3 (1.6)51.5 (7.0)3-150 4.8 (1.2)
  • 3-150 p⩽0.05 vs group I; p<0.01 vs group I.