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Table 5 Comparison of hematologic parameters with exact number of lymphocytes and subgroups at *pre-feeding and **24 hours after first enteral feeding in Group 1 and Group 2

From: Impact of early versus late enteral nutrition on cell mediated immunity and its relationship with glucagon like peptide-1 in intensive care unit patients: a prospective study

  Group 1 (n= 10) P Group 2 (n= 10) P
Leukocyte (cell/mm 3 ) *12.02 ± 3.68
**13.00 ± 2.91
0.28 *10.74 ± 4.25
**11.14 ± 3.58
0.32
Lymphocyte (cell/μl) *681.95 (321.9 to 3,745.4)
**725.65 (130.9 to 4,620)
0.34 *688.2 (490.5 to 2,014)
**845.4 (234 to 1,584)
0.18
CD3 cells (cell/μl) *414.15 (167.39 to 2,857.74)
**676.12 (82.1 to 2,684.22)
0.33 *476.8 (296.3 to 1,208.4)
**549.7 (151.4 to 947.4)
0.65
T helper cells (cell/μl) *229.17 (96.9 to 1,583.1)
**469.22 (53.3 to 1,919.2)
0.02 *269.27 (136.4 to 821.7)
**212.4 (61.4 to 636.6)
0.36
T cytotoxic cells (cell/μl) *202.23 (24.6 to 746.7)
**181.32 (55 to 1,123)
0.019 *168.99 (83.5 to 338.3)
**171.4 (76.1 to 361.8)
0.23
TREG cells (cell/μl) *0.22 (0 to 2.46)
**0.41 (0.4 to 4.07)
0.036 *0.24 (0 to 1.14)
**0.21 (0 to 0.53)
0.49
  1. Data were given as the median (min-max) number of cells/3 mm or μl.