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World J Gastroenterol. Aug 7, 2014; 20(29): 9699-9715
Published online Aug 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i29.9699
Figure 11
Figure 11 Typical flow cytometry outputs. Flow cytometry showing immunophenotyping of elevated pro-inflammatory CD14(+)CD16(+)DR(++) monocytes in a patient with inflammatory bowel disease and depletion of these tumour necrosis factor-producing leucocytes by granulocyte and monocyte apheresis (GMA). In this patient, an 18.9% of monocytes were identified as CD14+CD16+ phenotype in active ulcerative colitis (UC) stage and this was reduced to just 3.5% when the patient achieved remission following a course of GMA therapy. Normal level is < 8%[109].