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Table 2 Results of vaccination trials in three salmonid species

From: A DNA vaccine encoding the viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus genotype IVb glycoprotein confers protection in muskellunge (Esox masquinongy), rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), brown trout (Salmo trutta), and lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush)

Treatment Fish Cumulative Mortality RPS χ2 P-value
RBT-1
 pcDNA 29 62.1%    
 pVHSivb-G 26 26.9% 56.7% 6.83 0.009
 pVHSivb-G (2 doses) 13 15.4% 75.2% 7.84 0.005
RBT-2
 pcDNA 35 8.6%    
 pVHSivb-G 17 0.0% 100.0% 1.55 0.214
 pVHSivb-G (2 doses) 31 0.0% 100.0% 2.78 0.095
BNT-1
 pcDNA 26 23.1%    
 pVHSivb-G 38 5.3% 77.2% 4.48 0.034
 pVHSivb-G (2 doses) 18 16.7% 27.8% 0.27 0.604
BNT-2
 pcDNA 28 10.7%    
 pVHSivb-G 25 4.0% 62.7% 0.85 0.356
 pVHSivb-G (2 doses) 25 4.0% 62.7% 0.85 0.356
LAT-1
 pcDNA 26 30.7%    
 pVHSivb-G 34 0.0% 100.0% 12.07 0.0005
 pVHSivb-G (2 doses) 27 0.0% 100.0% 9.79 0.0018
LAT-2
 pcDNA 26 34.6%    
 pVHSivb-G 34 0.0% 100.0% 13.85 0.0002
 pVHSivb-G (2 doses) 27 0.0% 100.0% 11.26 0.0008
  1. Rainbow trout (RBT-1 and RBT-2), brown trout (BNT-1 and BNT-2) and lake trout (LAT-1 and LAT-2) vaccine trials. Table includes the number of fish in each treatment, the cumulative mortality and the relative percent survival (RPS) and the associated P-value calculated using a two-tailed χ2-test