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Table 1 lists the immunohistochemical results for cleaved Caspase 3 and the hearing ability of the animals

From: Apoptosis of the fibrocytes type 1 in the spiral ligament and blood labyrinth barrier disturbance cause hearing impairment in murine cerebral malaria

Animal number Malaria manifestation ED[7] Hearing loss Cleaved Caspase 3
     IHC OHC SGC SV SL Li
CM1 cerebral 6 No - - - - + -
CM2 cerebral 7 Yes - - + - ++ -
CM3 cerebral 5 Yes - - + - + +
CM4 cerebral 6 Yes - - + - ++ +
CM5 cerebral 5 Yes - - + - ++ +
CM6 cerebral 7 No - - - - + -
CM7 cerebral 7 No - - - - + -
CO1 not infected 11 No - - - - - -
CO2 not infected 11 No - - - - - -
CO3 not infected 11 No - - - - - -
  1. The evaluation of the slices was done in a semi-quantitative manner: ++ strong reaction, + mild reaction,-no reaction. IHC: inner hair cells, OHC: outer hair cells, SGC: spiral ganglion cells, SV: stria vascularis, SL: spiral ligament, Li: limbus, ED: euthanisia day after infection