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Table 4 Proportion of lymphocyte subset before and after fecal microbiota transplantation

From: Gastrointestinal disturbance and effect of fecal microbiota transplantation in discharged COVID-19 patients

  Pre-FMT Post-FMT   P value
T cells 64.0 (56.2, 70.9) 62.2 (54.5, 71.6) % of lymphocyte 0.663
 Helper T cells 56.4 (53.8, 66.2) 55.0 (52.0, 62.9) % of T cells 0.333
 Killer T cells 27.1 (22.7, 33.8) 28.2 (24.1, 33.4) % of T cells 0.062
 Double positive T cells 0.8 (0.5, 3.5) 1.1 (0.7, 2.9) % of T cells 0.012
 Th to Tc ratio 2.1 (1.6, 2.5) 2.0 (1.7, 2.5) 0.673
 γδT cells 1.4 (1.0, 5.3) 4.4 (2.0, 7.6) % of T cells 0.149
NK cells 13.2 (9.5, 18.7) 13.3 (8.9, 18.6) % of lymphocyte 0.938
 Immature NK cells 5.1 (3.8, 8.4) 7.4 (4.8, 8.3) % of NK cells 0.936
 Mature NK cells 93.3 (91.6, 96.2) 91.9 (91.5, 95.3) % of NK cell 0.966
 Immature/mature NK cells 0.05 (0.04, 0.09) 0.08 (0.05, 0.09) 0.905
B cells 10.9 (7.6, 14.0) 8.3 (3.7, 11.5) % of lymphocyte 0.012
 Naïve B cells 62.2 (54.3, 69.1) 40.8 (32.8, 65.2) % of B cells 0.012
 Memory B cells 25.3 (20.2, 30.8) 37.4 (26.3, 48.2) % of B cells 0.001
 Non-switched B cells 10.2 (7.8, 15.2) 21.9 (13.7, 26.0) % of B cells 0.012
 Immature regulatory B cells 0.5 (0.3, 0.8) 1.0 (0.2, 3.0) % of B cells 0.054
  1. Values are expressed in number (percentage) and median (interquartile range)
  2. FMT fecal microbiota transplantation, T cells T lymphocyte, NK cells natural killer cell, B cells B lymphocytes