Table 2

SOD activity of cultured splenocytes' macrophages at different intervals post SPPV immunization

Time post treatment

Treatment


Placebo

Inac.SPPV

Atenu. SPPV


12 h

13.3 ± 1.65

13.6 ± 1.22

12.8 ± 1.35

3 d

12.5 ± 2.8

10.82 ± 2.21

133 ± 23.1**

6 d

10.2 ± 1.79

107.7 ± 25 *

143.7 ± 38*

9 d

52.3 ± 19.1

253.3 ± 33.4**

240.7 ± 42.4 **

12 d

47.6 ± 8.5

266 ± 26.6**

293 ± 37.1**


Splenic macrophages were harvested from mice (five/group). Macrophages were cultured with LPS (1 μg/ml) for 48 h and SOD was measured in the culture supernatant. SPPV treated mice are significantly different from controls at *P < 0.05 or **P < 0.01.

Abu-EL-Saad and Abdel-Moneim Virology Journal 2005 2:22   doi:10.1186/1743-422X-2-22

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