Table 2: Lymphocyte subsets in patients with severe sepsis and healthy controls. All values are median and interquartile range. Analysis is by Wilcoxon rank sum test.

ControlsSepsis

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T lymphocytes
 CD3+ CCR7+ CD45RA  (%)6 (1.3–12.9)4.2 (2.7–10)ns
 CD3+ CCR7low CD45RA  (%)23.5 (20–31.3)21 (17–28.8)ns
 CD3+ CCR7+ CD45RA+  (%)12.7 (4–24.6)7.6 (5.3–17)ns
 CD3+ CCR7 CD45RA+  (%)28.2 (6.6–43)18.1 (14.1–24)ns
 CD3+ CD127+  (%)55 (53–59)37 (26–43.6)0.004
 CD3+ CD127  (%)17.5 (14.2–21)18.7 (7.1–24.7)ns
 CD16+ CD56+  (%)8.3 (4.9–12.3)1.9 (1–14)ns
Monocytes
 CD14+3.1 (2.8–3.2)1.5 (1.3–2.9)ns
 CD16+1.6 (0.8–3.2)0.6 (0.4–1.2)0.06
 CD14+/16+0.1 (0.1–0.2)0.2 (0.1–1)ns