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Table 2 Lymphocyte subsets and antibodies in serum in humans and pigs

From: A review of the human vs. porcine female genital tract and associated immune system in the perspective of using minipigs as a model of human genital Chlamydia infection

  Lymphocytes [42,93,94] Antibodies (in serum) [11,37,70]
  B cells T cells (ƴd) T cells (αβ)    NK cells IgM IgG IgA IgE IgD
Humans 18–47% 2–8% 28–59% (CD4+) 13–32% (CD8+) <3% (CD4 + CD8+) 2–13% 5–10% 80% 10–15% <0,05% 0,2%
Pigs 8–18% 9–19% 25–27% (CD4+) 27–32% (CD8+) 10–13% (CD4 + CD8+)   10–12% 80–85% 5–12% <0,01% Not described