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Table 1 Parasitaemias of Plasmodium berghei ANKA-infected C57BL/6 mice, as % of parasitized red blood cell.

From: Malaria and obesity: obese mice are resistant to cerebral malaria

  Number of sporozoites per mouse Day of infection 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 14 19
Control 50,000 Number of mice 9 9 9 9 9 2 2 2 2 2
ob/+   Mean parasitaemia 0.000 0.011 0.221 1.61 3.01 2.83 3.42 7.37 32.4 39.9
   Standard deviation -- 0.006 0.109 0.29 1.07 1.38 0.44 3.09 21.2 7.8
Obese 50,000 Number of mice 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
ob/ob   Mean parasitaemia 0.000 0.014 0.110 1.57 3.34 3.83 4.81 4.83 11.2 18.3
   Standard deviation -- 0.009 0.113 0.40 0.40 0.94 1.35 1.16 6.07 5.78
Obese 100,000 Number of mice 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
ob/ob   Mean parasitaemia 0.000 0.027 0.321 1.96 3.94 4.61 3.81 4.16 10.8 23.9
   Standard deviation -- 0.025 0.155 0.51 0.96 0.85 1.35 0.28 6.12 5.11
  1. Results of the first experimental series of infection, comparing the doses of injected sporozoites.