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Table 1 Specific IgG antibody to myelin basic protein (MBP) detected in Japanese encephalitis virus-infected mice that did or did not exhibit symptoms during a period of 21 days of observation

From: Autoimmunity-related demyelination in infection by Japanese encephalitis virus

Symptoms Number of observations Number positive Mean ± SD Statistics*
+ 6 3 (50%) 0.076 ± 0.019 p < 0.05
- 15 1 (6.67%) 0.057 ± 0.005  
  1. Being positive was determined by the criterion of being higher than the sum of the average optical density (OD) value and 2 standard deviations (SDs) of the control group.
  2. * Student's t-test at a 5% level of significance.