Table 3.

Absolute lymphocyte subset concentration by age from peripheral blood from healthy children from Cameroon

SubsetTotal no. of samplesMedian lymphocyte subset concn (10th and 90th percentiles) for the indicated age groupaP
Cord blood0–3 mo3–6 mo6–12 mo12–24 mo2–6 yrAgeSex
CD33512,249 (430–2,977)3,085 (2,352–4,776)3,120 (1,123–4,378)3,522 (2,039–5,024)2,639 (794–3,307)2,299 (1,159–3,242)<0.000.95
CD43511,552 (330–1,995)2,001 (1,642–3,472)2,133 (759–3,205)2,252 (1,311–3,273)1,667 (596–1,949)1,289 (674–1,721)<0.000.46
CD8347554 (140–1,188)790 (570–1,714)726 (298–1,413)995 (563–1,796)823 (194–1,165)775 (308–1,249)<0.000.34
CD19349552 (85–853)1,525 (513–3,748)1,940 (696–3,370)1,858 (662–2,870)1,526 (487–2,066)965 (432–1,691)<0.000.32
NK349496 (135–969)546 (262–1,030)450 (140–1,229)504 (109–831)397 (151–848)333 (133–1,042)0.050.32
4/DR/3833719 (7–79)60 (39–137)57 (25–126)61 (38–185)56 (21–110)48 (23–91)<0.000.28
4/DR34021 (9–82)75 (56–164)74 (29–155)77 (45–209)70 (29–127)65 (34–122)<0.000.4
4/383431,496 (324–2,009)1,882 (1,550–3,344)1,987 (547–3,291)2,065 (1,097–2,838)1,169 (464–1,703)1,043 (496–1,475)<0.000.27
8/DR/383396 (2–25)31 (8–278)45 (12–319)99 (29–338)71 (19–210)61 (32–275)<0.000.28
8/DR3396 (2–25)34 (8–287)45 (13–324)102 (30–342)81 (21–216)77 (39–307)<0.000.35
8/38330585 (160–1,399)803 (454–2,305)702 (259–1,410)975 (461–1,841)646 (169–1,132)548 (249–983)<0.000.21
3/4/RO329171 (44–873)293 (183–688)339 (205–538)404 (298–615)419 (218–634)446 (260–663)<0.000.21
3/4/RA333859 (109–1,459)1,110 (589–2,230)1,265 (306–2,271)1,338 (479–2,285)724 (288–1,474)614 (365–1,078)<0.000.24
4/RO342151 (52–321)340 (166–480)372 (239–611)409 (308–752)409 (231–653)498 (306–718)<0.000.03
4/RA3421,356 (934–1,941)1,894 (968–3,087)1,632 (451–2,796)1,916 (994–2,931)880 (359–2,010)839 (482–1,657)<0.000.38
3/8/RO32531 (8–141)55 (26–194)70 (17–343)129 (71–371)124 (38–221)135 (57–344)<0.000.64
3/8/RA332459 (63–1,283)555 (436–1,189)529 (210–1,007)693 (362–1,469)539 (175–899)483 (206–910)<0.000.08
8/RO32952 (13–133)66 (17–228)74 (18–320)156 (38–395)131 (52–438)158 (63–390)<0.000.44
8/RA338507 (279–1,139)788 (413–1,531)653 (376–1,374)838 (443–1,515)535 (223–1,222)611 (250–1,046)<0.000.19
4/RA/62L2811,201 (693–1,589)1,392 (798–2,304)1,304 (453–2,134)1,541 (763–2,538)708 (282–1,559)665 (395–1,334)<0.000.62
8/RA/62L231457 (91–826)545 (272–809)404 (219–757)524 (236–1,042)330 (120–555)384 (156–641)<0.000.64
  • a Values are medians (10th and 90th percentiles) obtained from BD absolute count with Tru-Count tube.