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Table 3 Effect of an O. ostertagi on transcript levels of inflammatory-related genes (Mean fold difference compared to uninfected calves ± SEM)

From: Analysis of cell hyperplasia and parietal cell dysfunction induced by Ostertagia ostertagi infection

  Single infection Trickle infection
  Experimental Experimental Natural
Gene 6 dpi 9 dpi 24 dpi 60 dpi 60 dpe
IL1B 3.01 ± 1.29 5.96 ± 0.84* 35.37 ± 10.77* 3.52 ± 0.49* 5.51 ± 1.86
IL8 3.11 ± 1.8 5.52 ± 1.6* 50.68 ± 14* 8.53 ± 1.55** 9.65 ± 2.66*
TNFA 1.81 ± 0.41 2.02 ± 0.31 5.44 ± 1.32 2.20 ± 0.0381* 3.76 ± 1.06
COX-2 1.05 ± 0.1 1.65 ± 0.2 6.45 ± 1.67* 2.92 ± 0.36** 1.69 ± 0.22
  1. *p value ≤ 0.05 uninfected animals vs infected animals.
  2. **p value ≤ 0.01 uninfected animals vs infected animals.