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Table 6 Density of CD56+, CD16+, CD68+, CD25+ and CD69+ cells in the endometrial stroma.

From: Comparison of RCAS1 and metallothionein expression and the presence and activity of immune cells in human ovarian and abdominal wall endometriomas

Tissues samples CD – antigens The number of lymphocytes     
   0 +1 +2 +3 +4
Ovarian endometriosis (n = 19) CD56 47 (9) 47 (9) 6 (1) - -
  CD16 6 (1) 41 (8) 26 (5) 21 (4) 6 (1)
  CD68 - 22 (4) 26 (5) 26 (5) 26 (5)
  CD25 78 (15) 22 (4) - - -
  CD69 47 (9) 26 (5) 15 (3) 12 (2) -
Scar endometriosis (n = 15) CD56 66 (10) 27 (4) 7 (1) - -
  CD16 19 (3) 27 (4) 27 (4) 27 (4) -
  CD68 11 (2) 11 (2) 37 (5) 41 (6) -
  CD25 41 (6) - 11 (2) 48 (7) -
  CD69 48 (7) 19 (3) 7 (1) 19 (3) 7 (1)
Control group (n = 10) CD56 - 10 (1) 80 (8) 10 (1) -
  CD16 - 20 (2) 40 (4) 30 (3) 10 (1)
  CD68 - 20 (2) 80 (8) - -
  CD25 70 (7) 30 (3) - - -
  CD69 80 (8) 10 (1) 10 (1) - -
  1. *percentage of cases; (n-total number of cases)