Table 1

Comparison of aphereses after 5 days of G-CSF-mobilizationa

Age (yr)Weight (kg)Times of apheresisProcessed volume (liter)Harvested doseHarvested dose per unit
MNC (× 108)CD34+ (× 106)CFU-GM (× 105)CD34+b (× 106/liter)CFU-GMb (× 105/liter)CD34+c (× 106/kg)CFU-GMc (× 105/kg)
Children (n = 19)103131836030566016.942.58.425.0
(2–16)(12–85)(1–7)(9–56)(95–1,608)(55–1,170)(36–3,260)(5.5–35.4)(2.9–92.4)(3.1–17.2)(1.7–86.8)
Adults (n = 25)376033178746374713.329.17.613.0
(18–49)(50–78)(2–5)(16–54)210–1,480)(5–6,679)(55–5,370)(0.2–247)(0–199)(0.1–92.8)(0.9–74.6)
Statistics
Mann-Whitney U test(p-value)0.0220.5010.7900.6490.3780.3830.210
Unpaired t test0.1080.3060.7600.4320.8490.5220.225
  • a The data are shown as median values (ranges).

  • b These values are harvested cell doses/liter of processed blood volume.

  • c These values are harvested cell doses/kg of the donor’s body weight.