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Table 1 Lymphocyte subpopulations from control lymph nodes, tonsils and reactive lymph nodes to head and neck carcinoma

From: Changes in human lymphocyte subpopulations in tonsils and regional lymph nodes of human head and neck squamous carcinoma compared to control lymph nodes

  Control lymph     Reactive lymph nodes to lead
  nodes   Tonsils    and neck carcinoma
ANTIGEN N Mean ± N Mean ± P a) (Tonsil N   P a) (reactive
   SD   SD Vs control)   Mean ± SD Vs control)
CD7 27 68 ± 10 9 48 ± 11 0.0002 62 62 ± 11 0.01
CD19 26 24 ± 10 9 40 ± 15 0.004 63 30 ± 11 0.05
CD4 26 58 ± 10 9 42 ± 10 0.0005 65 56 ± 12 NS
CD8 27 12 ± 5 9 8 ± 1 0.002 65 9 ± 4 0.03
CD45RA 28 63 ± 9 9 54 ± 17 NS 64 58 ± 12 NS
CD45RO 28 29 ± 8 9 31 ± 9 NS 63 33 ± 10 NS
CD7/CD45RA 25 37 ± 14 9 16 ± 4 0.0004 60 29 ± 10 0.004
CD7/CD45RO 26 24 ± 8 9 27 ± 9 NS 60 28 ± 8 NS
CD69 8 14 ± 12 9 29 ± 10 0.02 14 23 ± 10 NS
CD3/CD69 7 12 ± 11 9 21 ± 10 NS 14 19 ± 8 NS
  1. a) P < 0.05 by Kruskal-Wallis test considered significant. NS means no significant.