CD4+ T-lymphocyte alterations in trauma patients
1 Hospices Civils de Lyon, Hôpital Edouard Herriot, Service de réanimation, Place d'Arsonval, 69437 Lyon, France
2 Hospices Civils de Lyon/Université Lyon I, EAM 4174, 69008 Lyon, France
3 Hospices Civils de Lyon, Hôpital Edouard Herriot, Laboratoire d'Immunologie, Place d'Arsonval, 69437 Lyon, France
Critical Care 2012, 16:432 doi:10.1186/cc11376
See related research by Heffernan et al., http://ccforum.com/content/16/1/R12Published: 26 June 2012
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We read with great interest the article by Heffernan and colleagues reporting an association between persistent lymphopaenia and increasing mortality in trauma patients . We would like to provide some additional data obtained in a similar cohort of patients.