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Volume 20, Number 1—January 2014

Resolution of Novel Human Papillomavirus–induced Warts after HPV Vaccination

Steffi SillingComments to Author , Ulrike Wieland, Marko Werner, Herbert Pfister, Anja Potthoff, and Alexander Kreuter
Author affiliations: University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany (S. Silling, U. Wieland, M. Werner, H. Pfister); Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany (A. Potthoff, A. Kreuter); Helios St. Elisabeth Hospital, Oberhausen, Germany (A. Kreuter)

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Flow cytometric immunophenotyping results before and after human papillomavirus vaccination in a patient with splenectomy*

Cell type (reference range) Results before vaccination† Results after vaccination‡
CD3 cell count
Absolute (690–2,540 cells/μL) 2,729 cells/μL 1,770 cells/μL
Relative (55%–84%)
CD4 cell count
Absolute (410–1,590 cells/μL) 602 cells/μL 457 cells/μL
Relative (31%–60%)
CD8 cell count
Absolute (190–1,140 cells/μL) 2,149 cells/μL 1,339 cells/μL
Relative (13%–41%)
CD4/CD8 ratio (0.8–2.0) 0.28 0.34

*Boldface indicates results below or above the reference range. Vaccination was started on July 19, 2010, the second dose was given 2 months later in September 2010, and the third dose was given 4 months later in January 2011.
†February 2010.
‡March 2011.

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