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Table 3 Percent and number of NP-specific CD8+ T cells in pooled MLN, lung and BAL samples after challenge of immunized mice with A/PR/8/34

From: Intramuscular immunization of mice with live influenza virus is more immunogenic and offers greater protection than immunization with inactivated virus

  Previous exposure to viral antigens
  none Live virus IN live virus IM UV-inact virus IM heat-inact virus IM
Percent NP 147-155 -specific CD8+ T cells   
MLN 0.2 4.2 3.0 1.7 0.3
Lung 9.6 52.0 47.9 26.9 22.0
BAL 15.5 60.2 63.5 32.5 25.6
Number of NP 147-155 -specific CD8+ T cells per mouse   
MLN 431 10,028 6,296 5,608 1,451
Lung 60,597 231,304 183,918 113,603 62,890
BAL 14,940 23,427 44,129 25,473 13,612