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Table 7 Proliferative response of T cells to Con A and anti-CD3/anti-CD28 of overweight and obese older adults in control and olive oil groups at baseline and month 3

From: Cardio-metabolic and immunological impacts of extra virgin olive oil consumption in overweight and obese older adults: a randomized controlled trial

  Control (N = 21) Olive Oil (N = 20)  
Stimulation condition Baseline Month 3   Baseline Month 3 P *
    cpm x 103    
Con A-5 mg/L 21 ± 5 24 ± 3   18 ± 3 21 ± 4 0.93
Con A-25 mg/L 31 ± 7 41 ± 5   31 ± 4 39 ± 5 0.61
Con A-50 mg/L 23 ± 5 28 ± 3   21 ± 3 31 ± 4 0.48
Anti-CD3/anti-CD28-1 mg/L 23 ± 5 22 ± 5   19 ± 4 29 ± 4 0.02
Anti-CD3/anti-CD28-5 mg/L 33 ± 7 35 ± 5   32 ± 5 40 ± 5 0.17
Anti-CD3/anti-CD28-10 mg/L 33 ± 7 36 ± 5   31 ± 5 41 ± 5 0.19
  1. Abbreviations: Con A concanavalin A, cpm counts per minute
  2. * P-value for difference between groups was obtained by ANCOVA adjusting for age, sex, and baseline value