Table 2

Phenotypic features of γδ T cells in BD, TB patients and healthy controls (HC)

Subtype

BD

TB

HC

BD vs. HC

TB vs. HC


70

27

26

γδ+ T

4.3 ± 2.2

3.5 ± 2.6

3.6 ± 2.5

TCRVδ2+ T

2.6 ± 1.9

2.2 ± 2.5

2.4 ± 2

TCRVδ2+ T of γδ T

58.9 ± 24.3

50.7 ± 23.8

71.7 ± 25.7

0.04

0.005

CD16+ of TCRVδ2+ T

26.2 ± 19.6

33.9 ± 19.1

16.6 ± 13

0.02

0.001

CCR7- of TCRVδ2+ T

32.2 ± 18.5

27.9 ± 15.9

17.7 ± 9.2

< 0.001

0.014

NKG2A+ γδ+ T

1.8 ± 1.4

1.3 ± 1.6

1.2 ± 0.7

NKG2A+ of γδ+ T

38 ± 20.9

32.6 ± 20.3

39.4 ± 15

NKG2C+ γδ+ T

0.53 ± 0.44

0.64 ± 0.8

0.3 ± 0.3

0.008

0.018

NKG2C+ of γδ T

13.5 ± 11.8

14.3 ± 13.9

11.3 ± 9.3

NKG2D+ γδ+ T

3.4 ± 1.9

2.7 ± 2

2.8 ± 1.4

NKG2D+ of γδ T

77.7 ± 15.3

75.8 ± 17.5

87.5 ± 11.5

0.001

0.004


Mean values ± S.D. are presented. P-values of respective comparisons are listed in left columns.

Parlakgul et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R15   doi:10.1186/ar4147

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