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Table 1 Distribution of B10.RIII mice groups, polybacterial infection and collagen administration in the induction of collagen-induced arthritis

From: Periodontal bacterial colonization in synovial tissues exacerbates collagen-induced arthritis in B10.RIII mice

Group Bacterial infection (24 weeks) Collagen-induced arthritis (25–28 weeks) Number of mice
I Pg/Td/Tf ---------------------- 10
II Pg/Td/Tf CII + CFA primary 10
CII + IFA booster
III Sham infection CII + CFA primary 10
CII + IFA booster
IV Sham infection ---------------------- 10
  1. Pg indicates P. gingivalis; Td indicates T. denticola; Tf indicates T. forsythia. CII collagen type II, CFA complete Freund’s adjuvant, IFA incomplete Freund’s adjuvant