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Table 1 EPG and worm burden of rats in diverse groups

From: Sequence analysis and characterization of pyruvate kinase from Clonorchis sinensis, a 53.1-kDa homopentamer, implicated immune protective efficacy against clonorchiasis

Group (n=8) EPGa Worm burdena
PBS 3983.3 ± 386.7 25.1 ± 4.8
adjuvant 4075.0 ± 473.0 (t (14) = -0.424, P = 0.678) 24.8 ± 5.3 (t (14) = 0.149, P = 0.884)
infection 3895.8 ± 424.1 (t (14) = 0.431, P = 0.673) 26.1 ± 5.1 (t (14) = -0.407, P = 0.690)
rCsPK 1716.7 ± 230.3 (t (11.410) = 14.245, P < 0.001) 11.2 ± 2.5 (t (14) = 7.299, P < 0.001)
  1. aCompared with the PBS group