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Table 1 Characteristics of cystic fibrosis patients included in the study

From: γδ T lymphocytes from cystic fibrosis patients and healthy donors are high TNF-α and IFN-γ-producers in response to Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Patients Age Mutations History of infections PA culture Shwachman score Additional Data
MGV 15 ΔF508/ΔF508 PA chronic colonization Pos 95  
MGP 14 ΔF508/ΔF508 PA chronic colonization, occasional SA Pos 76  
AAS 17 ΔF508/? PA chronic colonization Pos 60  
AGH 15 ΔF508/? PA chronic colonization Pos 80  
MCC 14 ΔF508/? SA and PA chronic colonization Pos 65 DMID
LGS 5 ΔF508/ΔF508 PA chronic colonization Pos 85  
EML 29 R347H/ΔF508 PA chronic colonization Pos 55  
DNP 12 ΔF508/2789+ 563A PA chronic colonization Pos 95  
YML 23 R347H/ΔF508 PA chronic colonization Pos 55  
MVG 8 ΔF508/ΔF508 occasional SA Neg 90  
VMM 8 ΔF508/G542X # Neg 85  
ASA 7 ΔF508/L206W SA chronic colonization, occasional HI Neg 95  
GCF 10 ΔF508/ΔF508 occasional SA Neg 85  
MSP 21 ΔF508/? * PA chronic colonization * 71 DMID
  1. PA: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, SA: Staphylococcus aureus, HI: Haemophilus influenzae. Pos: sputum culture positive for PA, Neg: sputum culture negative for PA, DMID:Diabetes mellitus insulin-dependent. # PA colonization until 2 years before blood extraction, negative from this date until now * PA negative only for one year, blood extraction was made during this year Schwachman score rates severity based on history, physical examination and chest roentgenogram