Table 2

Cytokine profile of CD3+ peripheral blood T lymphocytes in healthy controls (HC), patients with spondyloarthropathy (SpA) at baseline, and patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

  • Results are expressed as median (range).

  • Percentage of positive T cells and mean fluorescence intensity (MFI) were assessed by flow cytometry for interferon (IFN)γ, interleukin (IL)2, IL4, and IL10.

  • 2-150 p⩽0.05 HC v SpA;

  • 2-151 p⩽0.05 HCv RA;

  • 2-152 p⩽0.05 SpAv RA.