Table 2

CD3 cell numbers within acinar cells and islet cells, stained with CD3 immunohistochemistry

CD3 cell count/mm2
Case NoAcinar tissueIslet tissue
CP, chronic pancreatitis; N, normal.
CP 11832
CP 2 580
CP 3 401
CP 4 563
CP 5 410
CP 61901
Median (range) 57 (40–190)1 (0–3)
N 1 150
N 2 50
N 3 211
N 4 110
N 5 201
N 6 191
Median (range) 17 (5–21)0.5 (0–1)