Table II.

Frequency of CMV-specific T cells in patients with SLE and healthy controls

CMV-Specific T Cells (Mean % ± SEM)
CD69+ CD4+ IFN-γCD69+ CD4+ TNF-αCD69+ CD8+ IFN-γCD69+ CD8+ TNF-α
SLE (n = 17)0.78 ± 0.250.89 ± 0.250.76 ± 0.270.58 ± 0.13
Controls (n = 9)0.77 ± 0.460.61 ± 0.261.26 ± 0.551.06 ± 0.50
p Valueb0.2860.3280.4340.580
  • b Determined by Mann-Whitney U test.