# Table 2 Statistical analysis of cell populations in the peripheral blood

Cell populations compared Group A Group B Group C p value
% MN-RET 1.3 (1–1.6) 2.7 (2.1–3.4) 0.7 (0.4–1.3) B vs C p = 0.002
A vs C p = 0.07
B cell populations
% B cells CD19+ 10.5 (7.4–14.4) 10.3 (5.85–12.4) 8.4 (6.7–9.7) B vs C p = 0.4
A vs C p = 0.1
% B cells naive
CD19+CD27-IgD+
58 (53.5–62.6) 64.5 (58–70.9) 54.6 (46.2–59.2) B vs C p = 0.01
A vs C p = 0.4
% B cells
Class-switched memory
CD19+ IgD-IgM- CD38-CD27+
15 (11.1–20.6) 12.8 (10.5–14) 19 (16.8–21.4) B vs C p = 0.001
A vs C p = 0.06
% B cells
Class-unswitched memory
CD19+ IgD+IgM+CD38-CD27+
18.7 (14.5–23.3) 15.4 (11.8–18.5) 22.6 (20.1–25.8) B vs C p = 0.002
A vs C p = 0.05
T cell populations
% T cells CD3+ 62(53.5–75.1) 75.3(56.3–79.6) 76.8(60.1–82.1) B vs C p = 0.6
A vs C p = 0.4
% T cells CD4+ 62.7(59.9–67.2) 61.8(53.4–67.2) 57.5(55–65) B vs C p = 0.6
A vs C p = 0.4
% T cells CD8+ 30(24–31.6) 30.7(24.6–35.3) 32.1(28.6–35) B vs C p = 0.5
A vs C p = 0.1
% T cells CD4+PD1+ 20.5(13.1–29.7) 29.7(26.7–30.5) 23.5(13.1–25.6) B vs C p = 0.05
A vs C p = 0.8
% T cells CD8+PD1+ 22.6(18.9–27.9) 30 (28.3–32.9) 19.3(16.3–26.1) B vs C p = 0.008
A vs C p = 0.3
% Naive-T cells CD4+CCR7+CD45RA+ 26.9(20.6–37.4) 37.1(31.6–48.2) 27.3 (24–39.4) B vs C p = 0.2
A vs C p = 0.6
% effector memory T cells CD4+CCR7−CD45RA− 22.7 (14.5–29.3) 15.8(11.1–25.7) 22.2(14.9–24.7) B vs C p = 0.4
A vs C p = 0.6
% central memory T cells CD4+CCR7+CD45RA- 48.6 (42.5–55.8) 42(34.1–43.2) 46.5(40.1–58.2) B vs C p = 0.1
A vs C p = 0.7
1. Group A: Autotransplantation splenic tissue
2. Group B: Splenectomy
3. Group C: Healthy volunteers
4. Values are expressed as median (25th and 75th percentiles) 