These findings indicate that cytotoxic NK-related cells, increased in proportion, also display increased levels of activity-associated markers in heart transplant recipients. Viral infection or the immunosuppressive regimen could be responsible for the modulation of regulatory receptors on NK and NKT-like cells in heart transplant recipients.
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