[Lymphocyte subpopulations in the evolution of brucellosis].

  title={[Lymphocyte subpopulations in the evolution of brucellosis].},
  author={E Gazapo and Juan Gonz{\'a}lez Lahoz and J L Subiza and Margarita Baquero and Maria {\'A}ngeles Figueredo and Emilio G{\'o}mez de la Concha},
  journal={Revista clinica espanola},
  volume={186 8},
We have sequentially studied for one year CD3+, CD4+, CD8+, CD11b+, and CD20+ lymphocyte subpopulations in 52 brucellosis patients whose diagnosis was confirmed by hemoculture. We observe at diagnosis a decreased percentage of CD4+ lymphocytes with an increase in CD8+ and inverted CD4+/CD8+ ratio, which was greater in patients with an evolution longer than… CONTINUE READING