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Table 9 Difference in proportion of CD21+B cells in the peripheral blood of weaned pigs treated at Day 0 with POE-POP after 5 weeks of the experiment

From: Effect of polyoxyethylene and polyoxypropylene nonionic block copolymers on performance and recruitment of immune cell subsets in weaned pigs

Treatmenta % of CD21+cells in the peripheral blood (Mean values)b/day of the experiment
  0 7 14 21 28 35
Saline 22.07 22.11 23.16 24.35 24.51 24.52
POE-POP 19.89 20.89 23.90 26.43 28.97 29.04
Difference
(POE-POP vs. Saline)
- 2.18* - 1.22 0.74 2.08 4.46* 4.52**
  1. aSingle p.o. application of 10 ml of either saline or POE-POP at Day 0; groups comprised 7 pigs each. bValues differ significantly at *p < 0.05 or **p < 0.01; unmarked differences were not significant.