Table 4.

Production of cytokines in stimulated spleen cells from mice after B. abortus RB51 vaccinationa

CytokineCytokine production (pg/ml)
6 days18 days42 days
IFN-γ566 ± 188903 ± 2782,568 ± 413
IL-12 p70009 ± 6
IL-12 p40269 ± 86400 ± 69379 ± 61
IL-10154 ± 6398 ± 28302 ± 115
  • a BALB/c mice were vaccinated and cytokine productions in stimulated spleen cells were assessed at 6, 18, and 42 days after vaccination. Data are mean values of five animals ± SD.