Table 2.

In vitro activation (IL-2R expression) of γδ T-cell subsets from M. bovis-infected animals (group 2) following stimulation with MBSE in short-term culture

Phenotype% of total PBMC activateda in cultures stimulated with:
PBS (control)MBSE
TCR1+ WC1+CD25+ 4.4 ± 0.214.4 ± 1.2
TCR1+ WC1CD25+ 1.2 ± 0.23.3 ± 0.3
  • a Results are means ± standard errors of the means for three repeated experiments.