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Table 2 Immunoassays findings of the children with T. marneffei

From: Peripheral immune profile of children with Talaromyces marneffei infections: a retrospective analysis of 21 cases

Immunoassays findings Cases (N = 21)
Immunoglobulina
 Pan-hypogammaglobulinemia (IgG, IgA and IgM), No(%) 1 (4.76)
 IgG decrease, No(%) 7 (33.33)
 IgA decrease, No(%) 5 (23.81)
 IgM decrease, No(%) 1 (4.76)
 IgM increase, No(%) 6 (28.57)
 IgE increase, No(%) 9 (42.86)
Complements
 C3 decrease, No(%) 10 (47.62)
 C4 decrease, No(%) 5 (23.81)
Lymphocyte counts
 T lymphocyte counts decrease (CD4+ and CD8+), No(%) 3 (14.28)
 CD4+ subsets decrease, No(%) 3 (14.28)
 CD8+ subsets decrease, No(%) 4 (19.09)
 The ratio of CD4/CD8 increase, No(%) 8 (38.10)
 NK cells decrease, No(%) 13 (61.90)
NBT tests
 Normal, No(%) 21 (100.00)
HIV detection
 Negative, No(%) 21 (100.00)
  1. Abbreviation: Ig immunoglobulin, NK cells natural killer cells, NBT test nitro blue tetrazolium test, HIV human Immunodeficiency virus
  2. aNine children were treated with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) administration before the examination