Table 5.

Percentage of CD4+ T lymphocytes of children in which intracellular interleukin 2 was detected on antigen- or mitogen-stimulation

CategoryStimulation
Gp160 peptidesInfluenza A virusPMA + ionomycin
SR (n = 8)0.01  (0-0.02)0.95  (0.42-1.11)15.4  (10.2-32.4)
UC (n = 8)0.01  (0-0.03)1.12  (0.51-1.17)15.7  (11.9-30.6)
HIV+ (n = 6)0.81  (0.41-1.2)0.77  (0.44-0.79)17.6  (9.22-29.8)
  • SR = healthy children of HIV-infected mothers; UC = healthy children of HIV-uninfected mothers; HIV+ = HIV-infected children.

  • Mean values and range are shown.