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Table 1 Cytokines produced upon ex vivo stimulation with Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein-1 (PfMSP-1) by CD4+ lymphocytes in healthy adults living in Nouna, Burkina Faso

From: Constitutive activation and accelerated maturation of peripheral blood t cells in healthy adults in burkina faso compared to Germany: The case of malaria?

Identification No. Interferon-γ Interleukm-2 Tumor necrosis factor α
CTRL21 0.14 n.s. 0.06
CTRL23 n.s. n.s. n.s.
CTRL33 0.16 0.09 0.19
CTRL36 n.s. n.s. n.s.
CTRL37 0.14 n.s. 0.12
CTRL38 0.17 0.04 0.07
CTRL41 0.31 0.23 0.35
CTRL53 0.05 n.s. n.s.
CTRL55 0.34 0.14 0.07
CTRL56 0.14 n.s. 0.15
CTRL57 0.24 0.10 0.10
CTRL60 0.09 n.s. n.s.
CTRL61 0.12 n.s. n.s.
CTRL62 0.77 0.26 0.39
CTRL65 0.06 n.s. n.s.
CTRL66 n.s. n.s. n.s.
CTRL67 0.25 0.14 0.12
  1. Data are shown as per cent of total CD4+ cells in the lymphocyte gate. In 4 healthy controls from Heidelberg, Germany, no Pf MSP-1-specific CD4+ lymphocytes were detected (data not shown). Abbreviations: n.s. = not significant.