Table 1.

Cytokine production by BALB/c mouse SMSC lymph node cells after oral infection with 108C. albicans yeast cellsa

Day postinfectionMean (±SEM) titer (pg/ml) of:
IL-4IL-10IL-12IFN-γ
40 (0)44.0 (5.1)95.7 (4.2)35.7 (10.3)
80 (0)66.5 (5.9)293.6 (35.9)206.0 (16.6)
1439.6 (1.2)51.5 (18.2)46.1 (5.2)62.9 (29.2)
210 (0)53.6 (6.8)451.2 (20.6)156.2 (7.7)
  • a Results are mean (±SEM) cytokine titers in supernatants from lymphocytes pooled from a minimum of three mice/group/time point. Lymph node cells were cultured for 3 days ex vivo, and supernatants were analyzed by ELISA.