TABLE 2

Insulitis score in the pancreas of adult BBdp rats exposed in the neonatal period to LPS or LPS + silica

Diet
HCNIHNIHNIH
Neonatal oral administrationNoneNoneLPSLPS + silica
Insulitis rating1.8 ± 0.9*2.9 ± 1.2*3.7 ± 0.72.2 ± 1.1
n16161517
  • Data are means ± SD values with the same symbols are significantly different.

  • *

    * P = 0.04,

  • P = 0.001,

  • P = 0.001 by analysis of variance with least significant difference.