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Fig. 4 | Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology

Fig. 4

From: Effects of three long-acting reversible contraceptive methods on HIV target cells in the human uterine cervix and peripheral blood

Fig. 4

Effects of the LNG-IUD on the percentages of CXCR4+ and CCR5+ cells in peripheral blood and endocervical T cells. Women were treated with the LNG-IUD as described. PBMCs and endocervical cells were isolated at enrollment and approximately 3–4 weeks later. The percentages of CXCR4+ cells and CCR5+ cells in peripheral blood (a) and endocervical CD4+ and CD8+ T cells (b) were analyzed using flow cytometry. Data were analyzed using Wilcoxon testing and are presented as median and interquartile range (n = 28). BT: before treatment

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