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Table 1.

Spearman rank correlation coefficients (rS) based on humoral immune response values, calculated from the species averages

Diphtheria
Tetanus
BackgroundPrimarySecondaryBackgroundPrimarySecondary
Natural antibodies 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.4 0.3 
Complement-mediated lysis 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.7 
Diphtheria
Tetanus
BackgroundPrimarySecondaryBackgroundPrimarySecondary
Natural antibodies 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.4 0.3 
Complement-mediated lysis 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.7 

All correlations were positive, but none were significant at the 5%confidence level; when rS>0.7, then 0.05<P<0.1 (N=5).

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