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Table 2 Gastric inflammation scores in mice after immunization and infection

From: Immunization with the immunodominant Helicobacter suis urease subunit B induces partial protection against H. suis infection in a mouse model

Group Inflammation score fundus1 Inflammation score antrum1 Overall mean inflammation score/group
0 1 2 3 0 1 2 3
rUreB 1 6 2 0 7 2 0 0 0.66
rNapA 4 6 0 0 8 2 0 0 0.40
Lysate 1 4 3 0 2 5 1 0 1.06
Sham-immunized 1 5 4 0 5 5 0 0 0.90
Negative control 10 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0.00
  1. 1Shown are the number of animals per group with a specific overall inflammation score in antrum and/or fundus: animals vaccinated with rUreB (n = 9), rNapA (n = 10) or lysate (n = 8), sham-immunized and infected controls (n = 10) and negative controls (n = 10). 0, no infiltration of mononuclear and/or polymorphonuclear cells; 1, mild diffuse infiltration of mononuclear and/or polymorphonuclear cells; 2, moderate diffuse infiltration of mononuclear and/or polymorphonuclear cells and/or the presence of one or two inflammatory aggregates; 3, marked diffuse infiltration of mononuclear and/or polymorphonuclear cells and/or the presence of at least three inflammatory aggregates.