Expansion of CD4 T Lymphocytes Expressing Interleukin 17<br>and Tumor Necrosis Factor in Patients with Major<br>Depressive Disorder

Background: We have investigated the distribution of the Th1, Th2 and Th17 subsetsin circulating CD4+ T lymphocytes and their naïve (TN), effector (TE), central (TCM) and effectormemory (TEM) activation/differentiation stages in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD).Methods: Thirty MDD patients and 30 healthy controls were studied. The counts of circulatingCD4+ T lymphocytes and their distribution […]