Journal of Immunology Research / 2015 / Article / Fig 2

Research Article

Vitamin D Deficiency Contributes to the Reduction and Impaired Function of Naïve Regulatory T Cell in Chronic Heart Failure

Figure 2

The correlation between Treg or Th17 and 25(OH)D or NT-ProBNP in chronic HF. (a) 25(OH)D was correlated with Treg/Th17 and NT-ProBNP. (b) The significant decreased frequency of Treg in patients with chronic HF positively correlated with 25(OH)D and negatively correlated with NT-ProBNP. (c) The frequency of Th17 positively correlated with NT-ProBNP but not correlated with 25(OH)D.

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