TABLE 2.

Percentages of lymphocyte subsets in patients with pneumococcal infections at days 1 and 7 after the start of treatment and in a control group

SubsetMedian % (quartile)a
Day 1Day 7Control group
CD3+b58 (37-68)66 (55-71)*58 (47-67)†
CD4+b40 (27-49)49 (38-54)*40 (31-47)†
CD4+ CD62L+ CD45RA+d7 (3-12)4 (2-12)5 (2-10)
CD4+ CD45R0+c48 (35-61)51 (40-62)50 (42-57)
CD4+ CD95+c43 (22-56)40 (31-63)41 (26-53)
CD8+b11 (9-16)16 (10-20)22 (15-30)*
CD8+ CD62L+ CD45RA+d3 (1-8)2 (1-5)2 (1-4)
CD8+ CD45R0+d39 (33-52)42 (30-56)39 (33-52)
CD8+ CD95+d57 (32-78)49 (35-62)51 (21-81)
CD3 CD56+b3 (3-6)8 (3-11)7 (4-11)*
CD19+b12 (6-19)9 (6-14)10 (8-17)
  • a P < 0.05 for significant difference from day 1 (*) or day 7 (†).

  • b Subset of all lymphocytes.

  • c Subset of all CD4+ T cells.

  • d Subset of all CD8+ T cells.