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Table 3 Viability of B cells in milk from healthy and bovine leukemia virus (BLV)-infected cows.

From: Effects of bovine leukemia virus infection on milk neutrophil function and the milk lymphocyte profile

Group/Variables Negative ( n= 25) AL ( n= 16) PL ( n= 17)
Annexin V /PI (%) 37.13 ± 17.99a 51.15 ± 16.73a 71.31 ± 13.02a
Annexin V + /PI (%) 55.72 ± 17.59a 31.22 ± 18.43b 12.35 ± 6.44c
  1. Different superscripted lettersa,b,c within a row indicate significant differences (P ≤ 0.05) between the values. The results are shown as the mean ± SD.
  2. AL: aleukemic BLV-infected cows; PL: BLV-infected cows with persistent lymphocytosis; PI: propidium iodide.