Parameter Antigen
FHA PTd BPWCa Concanavalin A
IL-2 [pg ml-1] 360 970 1,310 >6,000
IFN-g [pg ml-1] 730 4,310 3,000 > 6,000
aBPWC denotes killed Bordetella pertussis whole cells; bAntibody titer was determined using indirect dot blotting assay (data extracted from reference #25).
Table 2: IFN-γ (pg ml-1) in antigen-stimulated pooled splenocyte supernatants of mice immunised with a single dose of aroQ B. pertussis at day 28 post-challenge with the virulent B. pertussis.