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Table 2 Expression of CXCR3 by CD8+ T cells and expression of IP-10/CXCL10 and Mig/CXCL9 mRNAs by alveolar macrophages from patients with hypersensitivity pneumonitis and controls*

From: CXCR3/CXCL10 interactions in the development of hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Study population CXCR3+/CD8+ T cells IP-10/CXCL10 Mig/CXCL9
  % cells × 103/ml mRNA levels* mRNA levels
HP (n. 6) 51.7** ± 5.9 80.1*** ± 7.7 2.55** ± 0.14 2.25** ± 0.25
Controls (n. 4) 23.7 ± 2.2 2.5 ± 0.3 0.70 ± 0.05 0.48 ± 0.06
  1. * Band intensity calculated as follows: mm × mm × pixel Significance as follows: **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001