Natural killer (NK) cell activity of peripheral blood, synovial fluid, and synovial tissue lymphocytes from patients with rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

Natural killer (NK) cell activity was investigated in peripheral blood, synovial fluid, and synovial tissue lymphocytes from patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA). Unfractionated lymphocytes, T lymphocytes, and non-T lymphocytes from the 3 compartments of JRA patients had reduced activity compared with that of… CONTINUE READING