Table 2.

Analysis of proliferative T- and B-cell responses of the mesenteric lymph node of two immunosuppressed piglets compared with an untreated immunocompetent animala

Piglet and mutagenT- and B-cell response (mean cpm ± SD) at:
24 h48 h72 h
Untreated animal
 Control2,452 ± 4722,539 ± 3922,877 ± 1,102
 ConA78,102 ± 7,39973,069 ± 3,73862,338 ± 6,036
 LPS5,352 ± 1,5756,225 ± 1,5256,745 ± 2,520
Immunosuppressed animal 1
 Control136 ± 61111 ± 27174 ± 31
 ConA193 ± 60195 ± 23193 ± 65
 LPS155 ± 44176 ± 41141 ± 11
Immunosuppressed animal 2
 Control157 ± 17184 ± 24201 ± 38
 ConA221 ± 16198 ± 40226 ± 102
 LPS118 ± 13148 ± 33143 ± 28
  • a Mutagens used included ConA for T cells and LPS for B cells.