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Table 3 The effect of MHC type and MHC heterozygosity on the time course of disease symptoms in females.

From: The separate and combined effects of MHC genotype, parasite clone, and host gender on the course of malaria in mice

  Parasitemia Blood cell counts Body weight change
  F d.f. P F d.f. P F d.f. P
Between subjects
MHC type 1.5 4, 71 0.21 2.4 4, 71 0.62 0.4 4, 71 0.84
MHC heterozygosity 3.6 1, 71 0.061 0.7 1, 71 0.40 0.1 1, 71 0.69
Within subjects (repeated measurements on individual mice)
Time 61.2 5, 67 <0.0001 107.2 10, 62 <0.0001 24.2 18, 254 <0.0001
Time × heterozygosity 0.7 20, 223.2 0.84 1.0 40, 237.0 0.45 1.0 72, 214.7 0.43
Time × MHC 1.5 5, 67 0.21 1.9 10, 62 0.065 0.5 18, 54 0.9
  1. Nested ANOVA analogous to the one presented in Table 2