Table 2

Statistical analysis of CD4/HML-1 expression in groups A, B, and C for the different experimental conditions

ConditionA v B v C (p)A v BMultiple comparison B v CA v C
A  =  lymphocytes co-cultured with epithelial cells; B  =  lymphocytes co-cultured with epithelial cells but separated from them with a semipermeable 0.45 μm membrane; C  =  epithelial cells in culture medium alone (control group); A v B v C, results of repeated measures ANOVA; *p<0.05.
1 Cornea+ activated cells0.50
2 Conjunctiva+ non-activated. cells0.97
3 Cornea+ activated cells0.13
4 Conjunctiva + activated cells0.02***