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Table 2 Reconstitution of the immune system

From: Autologous stem-cell transplantation in refractory autoimmune diseases after in vivo immunoablation and ex vivo depletion of mononuclear cells

   T-cell populations CD4+ cell subpopulations (%)
  Time course     
Patient* (months after admission) CD4+ CD8+ CD45RA-/CD45RO+ CD45RA+/CD45RO-
1 Admission 308 91 68 15
Polychondritis/female/ 5 4 2 98 0
41 years/1985 7 300 11 70 15
  12 392 470 40 50
2 Admission 130 17 40 50
SLE/female/27 years/ 5 71 551 95 3
1987 7 149 427 93 4
  10 227 239 60 20
3 Admission 30 42 68 18
SLE/female/48 years/ 3 30 129 99 0
1993 4 86 346 89 7
  6 265 179 62 25
4 Admission 73 98 52 27
SLE/male/37 years/ 2 76 600 95 0
1989 3 19 118 88 0
  1. *Characteristics: disease/sex/age/year of diagnosis. T-cell populations determined by flow cytometry; number of cells/μ l blood.