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Table 4 Protection of rats from adjuvant arthritis by administration of synovial fluid (UF-sf)

From: Vaccination with endosomal unknown epitopes produces therapeutic response in rheumatoid arthritis patients and modulates adjuvant arthritis of rats

Longlasting RA synovial fluid (N = 8) Recent RA synovial fluid 5–10 days (N = 6)a OA synovial fluid (N = 6) Saline solution (N = 8)
2.37 ± 1.60º 5.9 ± 1.01^ 6.7 ± 095^ 7.5 ± 0.92^
  1. Clinical score at 21 days after arthritis induction
  2. RA rheumatoid arthritis, OA arthrosis
  3. º p < 0.01 vs saline solution
  4. aAfter a previous complete extraction
  5. ^Not significant. Each rat was treated with synovial fluid of an individual patient