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Table 1 Infection rates and number of CD11b + , CD11c + , or CD3 + cells infected with N. caninum -expressing GFP

From: Role of the chemokine receptor CCR5-dependent host defense system in Neospora caninum infections

   Infection rates (%) Infected cell number (×10 4 )
CD11b+ cells WT 2.03 ± 0.70, P = 0.255 9.68 ± 3.05, P = 0.73
  CCR5−/− 3.08 ± 1.93 9.09 ± 2.65
CD11c+ cells WT 3.81 ± 1.01, P = 0.534 3.79 ± 1.27, P = 0.19
  CCR5−/− 4.23 ± 1.23 2.85 ± 1.07
CD3+ cells WT 0.30 ± 0.18, P = 0.131 0.55 ± 0.22, P = 0.45
  CCR5−/− 0.80 ± 0.66 0.67 ± 0.31
  1. Peritoneal cells were obtained from CCR5−/− and C57BL/6 mice (WT) at 5 days after infection with 1 × 106N. caninum tachyzoites expressing GFP (N = 6). Cells were then subjected to flow cytometry to determine the infection rate and absolute number of monocytes/macrophages (CD11b+), dendritic cells (CD11c+) and T cells (CD3+) based on GFP+ cells. Data were analyzed by a student’s t-test. GFP: green fluorescent protein.