Table 1

Splenocyte proliferation responses of mice immunized with plasmids pVAX-ROP13, pVAX/IL-18, and pVAX-ROP13 plus pVAX/IL-18

GroupMean stimulation index ± SD
pVAX-ROP13 + pVAX/IL-183.66 ± 0.12a
pVAX-ROP131.58 ± 0.05a
pVAX/IL-181.54 ± 0.04b
pVAX I0.19 ± 0.15b
PBS0.21 ± 0.03c
  • a Results were statistically significantly different from the PBS group (P < 0.001).

  • b Results were statistically significantly different from the PBS group (P < 0.01).

  • c Results were statistically significantly different from the PBS group (P < 0.05).