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Table 2 The results of protective efficacy against S. japonicum challenge in BALB/c mice induced by immunized with rSjNAT13

From: Characterisation and preliminary functional analysis of N-acetyltransferase 13 from Schistosoma japonicum

Group Worm burden
(mean ± S.D.)
Percent reduction in worm burden
(%)
EPG
(mean ± S.D.)
Percent reduction in liver egg count
(%)
Experiment 1
 A 11.89 ± 4.40a 12.30% 38,278.03 ± 7290.86a 24.23%
 B 11.22 ± 5.85a 17.21% 42,762.48 ± 24,502.99a 15.35%
 C 13.56 ± 3.74a 50,519.28 ± 17,421.34a
Experiment 2
 A 10.22 ± 2.11a 16.36% 45,603.10 ± 9503.84a 24.47%
 B 11.89 ± 2.52a 2.73% 54,459.61 ± 13,764.93ab 9.81%
 C 12.22 ± 2.33a 60,377.89 ± 16,524.13b
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± S.D. Values with different superscripts in the same column differ significantly (P < 0.05). Values with same superscripts in the same column do not differ significantly (P > 0.05)