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Table 2 Absolute and percentage lymphocyte surface marker counts.

From: Birth season and environmental influences on blood leucocyte and lymphocyte subpopulations in rural Gambian infants

Surface marker Age (weeks) Absolute count (× 109/l) Percentage count
   n Geometric mean (95% CI) n Geometric mean (95% CI)
CD3+ 0 72 2.55 (2.32–2.80) 73 55.1 (52.1–58.3)
  8 114 3.58 (3.28–3.91) 120 57.5 (55.8–59.3)
  16 114 3.75 (3.43–4.11) 117 55.5 (53.2–57.9)
  52 103 3.64 (3.34–3.98) 105 62.9 (60.9–64.9)
CD4+ 0 78 1.79 (1.62–1.97) 79 38.1 (35.9–40.4)
  8 119 2.40 (2.22–2.59) 125 38.7 (37.2–40.3)
  16 120 2.49 (2.31–2.69) 123 36.9 (35.5–38.3)
  52 103 2.17 (1.98–2.38) 105 37.6 (36.0–39.2)
CD8+ 0 78 1.24 (1.10–1.40) 79 26.7 (24.9–28.6)
  8 119 1.11 (0.99–1.24) 125 17.6 (16.4–18.9)
  16 120 1.21 (1.08–1.35) 123 18.0 (16.9–19.1)
  52 103 1.22 (1.10–1.37) 105 21.3 (20.0–22.7)
CD19+ 0 60 0.77 (0.67–0.88) 60 16.0 (14.5–17.6)
  8 96 1.91 (1.72–2.12) 96 31.8 (29.8–33.9)
  16 109 2.22 (2.00–2.47) 109 33.8 (31.8–35.8)
  52 105 1.59 (1.42–1.78) 105 27.5 (25.5–29.7)
CD56+ 0 62 0.83 (0.71–0.98) 63 17.8 (15.8–20.1)
  8 89 0.30 (0.26–0.35) 95 5.1 (4.6–5.7)
  16 103 0.28 (0.25–0.32) 106 4.3 (3.9–4.7)
  52 103 0.25 (0.23–0.28) 105 4.3 (3.9–4.7)