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Table 2 Histopathology evaluation (experiment 2). Quantification of macrophage infiltrations (A), presence of apoptotic cells (B) and ASFV antigen detection (C) in gastrohepatic lymph node.

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  Animal Day 1 pi Day 3 pi Day 7 pi Day 31 pi
(A)
 Macrophage infiltration (MAC387+)
  E75 1 + + +++  
2 + + +++  
3 + + ++  
  E75CV1 1 + + + +
2 ++ ++ ++ +
3 ++ + ++ +
  Control 1 + + + +
2 + + + +
3 + + + +
(B)
 Apoptotic cell quantification (Caspase-3+)
  E75 1 + + +++  
2 + + ++  
3 + + ++  
  E75CV1 1 + + + +
2 + ++ + +
3 + + + +
  Control 1 + + + +
2 + + + +
3 + + + +
(C)
 ASFV Antigen detection (p30+)
  E75 1 + ++ +++  
2 + ++  
3 ++ +++  
  E75CV1 1 + + +
2 + +
3 + + ++
  1. Results were quantified as follows: (–) no detection, (+) low, (++) moderate and (+++) high amounts