Table 1

Phenotypical characterisation of the diffused, focal lymphocytic infiltrate, and epithelial cells in salivary glands of Sjögren’s syndrome patients with and without hepatitis C virus infection

  • 1-150 Daniels’s score.15

  • SS = Sjögren’s syndrome, HVC = hepatitis virus C, + = 5–25% positive cells, ++ = 25–50% positive cells, +++ = 50–75% positive cell.