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Table 2 Mean ± SD of Th1, Th2 lymphocyte subsets in induced sputum (IS) and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) in sarcoidosis patients and control subjects.

From: Th1/Th2 cytokine pattern in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and induced sputum in pulmonary sarcoidosis

Induced sputum BALF
  Th1 Th2 Th1 Th2
Control 35.6 ± 12.4 0.2 ± 0.15 38.1 ± 7.7 0.3 ± 0.14
Sarcoidosis patients 60.0 ± 23.3 0.2 ± 0.12 53.1 ± 17.9 0.2 ± 0.11
P 0.003 0.46 0.019 0.55
  1. * Paired t-test or Wilcoxon's signed rank test, unadjusted p-values.