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Figure 5

From: Differential arthritogenicity of Staphylococcus aureusstrains isolated from biological samples

Figure 5

Production of cytokines by spleen cell cultures stimulated with S. aureus and ConA. C57BL/6 mice were infected with ATCC 19095 SEC+, ATCC N315 ST5 TSST-1+, ATCC S-70 TSST-1+, and ATCC 51650 TSST-1+. IFN-γ (a), IL-6 (b), TNF-α (c) and IL-17 (d) were quantified in culture supernatants by ELISA after 48 h of incubation. Data is presented by mean ± SE of 5-9 mice. *represents statistical difference between the two indicated groups. p < 0.05.

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