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Selective recruitment of lymphocyte subsets to the inflamed appendix.

Abstract:

Total lymphocyte counts and the distribution of lymphocyte subsets were determined in peripheral venous blood and appendiceal mononuclear cells from 60 patients who underwent appendicectomy for the clinical diagnosis of appendicitis. A significant peripheral lymphopenia was observed in the 46 patients with histologically confirmed acute appendicitis which was accompanied by an increase in the appendiceal lymphocyte concentration. There was an even greater depletion of CD45RO+ (memory) T lymph...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
Role:
Author
Journal:
Clinical and experimental immunology
Volume:
100
Issue:
1
Pages:
133-138
Publication date:
1995-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2249
ISSN:
0009-9104
URN:
uuid:3a10b4a3-f1ab-4a3e-b765-0ad504258ca7
Source identifiers:
35665
Local pid:
pubs:35665

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