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Table 2 Flow cytometry analysis of the lymphoid T reactive population from 16 PCNSL SB and corresponding peripheral blood samples

From: Brain stereotactic biopsy flow cytometry for central nervous system lymphoma characterization: advantages and pitfalls

  McAb % and CD4/CD8 ratio of reactive lymphocytes in SB and PB samples
Case n°   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Brain Streotactic Biopsy CD3 84 86 91 85 89 98 98 98 95 94 95 98 85 97 87 85
CD5 75 79 91 75 89 95 97 98 83 96 95 94 85 95 78 85
CD56 60 2 7 4 4 1 1 5 3 6 1 1 2 40 1 1
CD3/CD4 31 41 45 26 39 6 18 35 25 59 69 18 60 14 34 32
CD3/CD8 87 57 50 59 47 72 60 42 74 28 16 71 33 56 53 45
CD3/CD56 57 4 6 2 6 6 17 5 2 7 1 6 5 42 9 4
T4/T8 ratio 0.35 0.72 0.9 0.44 0.83 0.08 0.3 0.83 0.34 2.1 4.3 0.25 1.8 0.25 0.64 0.71
Peripheral blood samples CD19 nd nd nd 12 16 40 16 59 nd 29 19 15 nd nd 11 9
CD3 nd nd nd 64 63 48 55 16 nd 48 54 72 nd nd 69 89
CD56 nd nd nd 7 21 15 20 17 nd 23 25 20 nd nd 20 11
CD3/CD4 nd nd nd 73 59 50 79 66 nd 37 51 58 nd nd 53 57
CD3/CD8 nd nd nd 23 36 46 19 32 nd 62 47 38 nd nd 43 38
T4/T8 nd nd nd 3.17 1.6 1.08 4.15 2 nd 0.59 1.08 1.5 nd nd 1.23 1.5
  1. nd not done