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Table 1 Vascular endothelial growth factor expression levels in skeletal muscle sections from the different study groups

From: Effect of mast cell stabilization on angiogenesis in primary and secondary experimental Trichinella spiralis infection

Study groupsa Vascular endothelial growth factor expression in skeletal muscle tissue
Non-sensitized mice Sensitized mice
Mean Standard deviation Mean Standard deviation
Infected control groups (groups IBa and IIBa) 16.75 1.58 22.50 2.88
Albendazole groups (groups IBb and IIBb) 7.50* 1.20* 4.00* 0.76*
MCS groups (groups IBc and IIBc) 0.00* 0.00* 0.00* 0.00*
Combined albendazole and MCS groups (groups IBd and IIBd) 0.00* 0.00* 0.00* 0.00*
  1. MCS Mast cell stabilizer
  2. *Significant difference to control at P < 0.05 (one-way analysis of variance)
  3. aSee “Study groups” section for complete description of treatments