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Table 2 Density of inflammatory cells of the liver in cystic echinococcosis, steatosis and chronic hepatitis biopsy samples

From: Characterization of the inflammatory cell infiltrate and expression of costimulatory molecules in chronic echinococcus granulosus infection of the human liver

  CE SH CH p Value   
Marker Cells/field (mean ± SD) Cells/field (mean ± SD) Cells/field (mean ± SD) CE vs. SH CE vs. CH SH vs. CH
CD1a 0 ± 1.1 13 ± 11.85 8 ± 9.63 0.00001 0.006 0.5
CD3 265 ± 138.66 232 ± 198.11 241 ± 143.89 0.9 0.9 0.9
CD4 29 ± 18.94 24 ± 22.86 57 ± 46.16 0.1 0.1 0.1
CD8 20 ± 50.61 17 ± 26.62 36 ± 23.27 1 0.02 0.1
FOXP3 4 ± 4.53 10 ± 8.64 20 ± 29.87 0.1 0.1 0.1
CD20 230 ± 174.86 50 ± 53.78 140 ± 128.50 0.06 0.06 0.06
CD68 101 ± 147.13 108 ± 77.47 258 ± 107.82 1 0.0006 0.05
MPO 35 ± 30.89 65 ± 28.82 133 ± 118.14 0.06 0.01 1
α-SMA 537 ± 75.63 394 ± 104.19 364 ± 130.97 0.001 0.001 1
  1. Data are mean number of immunostained cells (M) ± SD in CE (cystic echinococcosis), SH (Steatosis), and CH (chronic hepatitis) biopsies as determined in Materials and Methods section. Value of significance (p) has been exhibited for differences between sample groups in pair
  2. MPO Myeloperoxidase (presented in bold)