PReS-FINAL-2100: Methotrexate treatment affects effector, but not regulatory T cells in juvenile idiopathic arthritis


Methods Peripheral blood samples were obtained from JIA patients at MTX start and 3 and 6 months thereafter. Treg numbers and phenotype were determined by flow cytometry and suppressive function in allogeneic suppression assays. Teff proliferation upon stimulation with anti-CD3, activation status and intracellular cytokine production were determined by flow… (More)


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