Total concentration of T cells in blood

Value 1.31e+9 cells/liter Range: ±4e8 cells/liter
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Ligthart GJ, Schuit HR, Hijmans W. Subpopulations of mononuclear cells in ageing: expansion of the null cell compartment and decrease in the number of T and B cells in human blood. Immunology. 1985 May55(1):15-21.PubMed ID3873404
Method T cells from blood samples from 25 persons aged 25-34 years were enumerated with anti-Leu 4 FITC and also with a TRITC-labelled IgG fraction of a horse anti-human T-cell antiserum.
Comments 1×10^9-2.5×10^9 cells/L given by Janeway's immunobiology
Entered by Uri M
ID 103558