Table II.

Inhibition of T cell proliferation by secretory products of normal schistosomula of S. mansoni

Media control1,350.36 ± 268.3a
Con A (0.1 μg/ml)13,487.06 ± 748.2
Con A+ secretory product
 1 μg/ml9,520.40 ± 845.7*
 5 μg/ml6,922.30 ± 218.7*
10 μg/ml3,277.40 ± 262.2*
Con A+ fraction IV (14 μg/ml)3,125.50 ± 213.5*
Con A+ keratinocyte supernatant (50 μg/ml)2,214.10 ± 102.4*
Con A+ 14 μg/ml fraction IV+ 10 μg/ml anti-IL-1010,987.78 ± 321.8
Con A+ 50 μg/ml keratinocyte sup+ 10 μg/ml anti-IL-1012,596.14 ± 457.0
  • a , Statistically significant (p < 0.01) compared to Con A alone treated groups. Values are presented in cpm.