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Table 1 Experiment design

From: Evaluation of several adjuvants in avian influenza vaccine to chickens and ducks

Parts Birds group Boosting date a Bleeding date Challenging date b Collection of swab c
   Mineral oil     
   70M     
   70M     
Part I SPF chickens 206   2, 3, 4, 6, 8, and 13 w after primary immunization 13 w after primary immunization  
   rH5N3 Antigen     
   PBS     
   70 M     
   206     
Part II SPF ducks rH5N3 Antigen 3 w p.v.d 0 day before initial immunization, 2, 6, and 9 w after primary immunization   
   PBS     
   70 M     
Part III SPF chickens 70 Mi(i = 1-8) 3 w p.v. 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, and 13 w after primary immunization 13 w after primary immunization 3, 7, and 10 days p.c.e
   PBS     
  1. aGroup I didn't perform boosting immunization
  2. bGroup II didn't conduct challenge experiments.
  3. cGroup I didn't collected trachea and cloaca swabs after challenge.
  4. dp.v.= post-vaccination
  5. ep.c.= post-challenge