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Table 1 Protective effects of pCAGGS-EtSIR2A against experimental Eimeria tenella infection in chickens

From: Molecular characterization and protective efficacy of silent information regulator 2A from Eimeria tenella

Group Average body weight gain (g) Reduced rate of weight gain (%) Oocyst shedding per bird (107) Oocyst decrease (%) Lesion scores
pCAGGS-EtSIR2A 97.42 ± 6.56a 23.62 1.93 ± 0.15b 62.96 1.09 ± 0.67b
pCAGGS 75.61 ± 11.79b 40.72 4.02 ± 0.26c 22.84 2.20 ± 0.42c
TE challenged 64.93 ± 18.53b 49.09 5.21 ± 0.38d 0 2.30 ± 0.68c
TE unchallenged 127.54 ± 15.55a 0 0.0 0.00a 100 0.0 0.00a
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± standard deviation (SD). Means in the same column with different letters were significantly different between treatment groups (P < 0.05)