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Table 1 In vitro proliferative responses of peripheral blood mononuclear cells collected at delivery and 3 months later from Cameroonian womena.

From: Cellular immune response to Plasmodium falciparum after pregnancy is related to previous placental infection and parity

  Delivery (n = 47) 3 months after (n = 41) P b P c
%+ Mean %+ Mean %+ Mean
ConA 76.6 7.0 (5.1–9.7) 88.9 9.3 (6.5–13.4) 0.13 0.25
PPD 85.1 10.4 (7.5–14.6) 100.0 24.4 (18.6–32.0) 0.016 0.0005
MSP1 8.1 0.9 (0.7–1.1) 32.4 1.6 (1.1–2.3) 0.002 0.05
RP5 17.9 1.2 (0.9–1.7) 35.1 1.9 (1.4–2.5) 0.05 0.09
W2 10.9 1.1 (0.9–1.4) 16.2 0.9 (0.6–1.3) 0.47 0.44
  1. a Data are expressed as prevalence rates and geometric means (95 % confidence interval) of stimulation indices. >b P value of the difference in prevalence rates, Chi2 test c P value of the difference in mean levels, Mann-Whitney U-test