Table. 2—

2 Inter-group comparisons between experiments 1 and 2#

Groups comparedAirway wall CD3+ cells %Airway wall eosinophils %Normalised IFN-γ/IL-5 ratiosOA-specific IgG1 antibody titres
Negative control group 1 versus negative control group 20.960.750.801.0
RSV+OA versus OA<0.0010.0180.010.025
RSV+OA versus CpG-ODN+OA0.030.0480.0110.006
CpG-ODN+RSV+OA versus OA0.870.590.840.51
CpG-ODN+RSV+OA versus CpG-ODN+OA0.630.500.620.39
  • IFN: interferon; IL: interleukin; OA: ovalbumin; Ig: immunoglobulin; RSV: respiratory syncytial virus; CpG-ODN: cytosine phosphate-guanine-oligodeoxynucleotides. #: expressed as p-values.