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Vol. 47. Issue 5.
Pages 457-466 (September - October 2019)
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Vol. 47. Issue 5.
Pages 457-466 (September - October 2019)
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DOI: 10.1016/j.aller.2019.01.003
Low percentages of regulatory T cells in common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) patients with autoimmune diseases and its association with increased numbers of CD4+CD45RO+ T and CD21low B cells
G. López-Herreraa, N.H. Segura-Méndezb, P. O’Farril-Romanillosb, M.E. Nuñez-Nuñezc, M.C. Zarate-Hernándezd, D. Mogica-Martíneze, M.A. Yamazaki-Nakashimadaf, A.T Staines-Booneg, L. Santos-Argumedoh, L. Berrón-Ruiza,
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a Unidad de Investigación en Inmunodeficiencias, Instituto Nacional de Pediatría SSA, Ciudad de México, Mexico
b Servicio de Alergia e Inmunología Clínica, Hospital de Especialidades del Centro Médico Siglo XXI, IMSS, Ciudad de México, Mexico
c Servicio de Alergia e Inmunología Clínica Pediátrica, Hospital Civil de Guadalajara “Dr. Juan I. Menchaca”, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
d Departamento de Alergias, Hospital Universitario, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
e Servicio de Alergia e Inmunología, Centro Médico “La Raza”, IMSS, Ciudad de México, Mexico
f Servicio de Inmunología Clinica , Instituto Nacional de Pediatría SSA, Ciudad de México, Mexico
g Servicio de Inmunologia, Centro Médico Noreste IMSS, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
h Departamento de Biomedicina Molecular, CINVESTAV IPN, Ciudad de México, Mexico
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Table 1. Clinical characteristics of 36 CVID patients.

Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is a heterogeneous group of primary antibody deficiencies defined by marked reductions in serum IgG, IgA and/or IgM levels and recurrent bacterial infections. Some patients are associated with defects in T cells and regulatory T cells (Tregs), resulting in recurrent viral infections and early-onset autoimmune disease.


We analyzed whether there is an association between Tregs cells (CD4+CD25+CD127low and CD4+CD25+FoxP3+); memory T cells (CD4+CD45RO+); memory B cells (CD19+CD27-IgD-); and CD21low B cells (CD19+CD38lowCD21low); as well as autoimmune manifestations in 36 patients with CVID (25 women and 11 men, mean age 24 years), all by flow cytometry.


Fourteen patients presented with autoimmune diseases (AI) (39%), including 11 with autoimmune thrombocytopenia (ITP) (31%); two with vitiligo (6%); one with systemic lupus erythematosus (LES) (3%); and one with multiple sclerosis (MS) (3%). CVID patients with AI had a reduced proportion of Tregs (both CD4+CD25+CD127low and FoxP3+ cells) compared with healthy controls. CVID patients with AI had expanded CD21low B cell populations compared with patients who did not have AI. A correlation between increased CD4+CD45RO T cell populations and reduced Tregs was also observed.


Our results showed that 39% of patients with CVID had AI and reduced Tregs populations. Research in this area might provide noteworthy data to better understand immune dysfunction and dysregulation related to CVID.

Common variable immunodeficiency
Tregs cells
CD21low B cells
CD4+CD45RO+ T cells


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