Table 3.

G. lamblia infections in anti-CD4-antibody-treated mice

MiceTreatmentDay 7Day 14
InfectedaIntensitybInfectedIntensity
C57BL/6JAnti-CD4 antibody3/330.8 ± 30.73/3c 39.6 ± 22.2
Control IgG3/311.7 ± 14.40/3NDe
B6 Igh-6Anti-CD4 antibody3/341.4 ± 25.93/382.1 ± 23.9d
Control IgG3/34.3 ± 4.21/30.3 ± 0.6
  • a The number of mice with detectable parasites in the gut/total number of mice analyzed on the day indicated postinfection.

  • b The average ± standard deviation of the number of parasites/mouse × 104.

  • c P = 0.8 versus the value for the control mice treated with IgG.

  • d P < 0.01 versus the value for the control mice treated with IgG.

  • e ND, none detected.