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Table 2 BAL characteristics of sarcoid patients and control subjects

From: TL1A/DR3 axis involvement in the inflammatory cytokine network during pulmonary sarcoidosis

  Cell recovery Alveolar macrophages Lymphocytes CD4+ T cells CD8+ T cells
  x 103/ml x 103/ml % x 103/ml % x 103/ml % x 103/ml %
active sarcoidosis (n: 29) 300 ± 37 208 ± 51 76 ± 10 79 ± 35 24 ± 9 69 ± 12 83 ± 7 13 ± 8 19 ± 6
inactive sarcoidosis (n: 14) 110 ± 23 109 ± 26 96 ± 4 6 ± 5 5 ± 2 4 ± 3 58 ± 2 3 ± 1 37 ± 4
controls (n: 8) 115 ± 17 111 ± 24 94 ± 3 5 ± 4 6 ± 3 4 ± 2 58 ± 6 3 ± 2 39 ± 7