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Table 1 Plasma creatine phosphokinase activity in normal and stress-responsive pigs

From: A defect in dystrophin causes a novel porcine stress syndrome

Groupa Normal (n = 103)b Carrier (n = 37) Affected (n = 35)c
Pre-challenge 482.42 ± 41.30 573.93 ± 89.14 1635.27 ± 148.22
Post-challenge 644.37 ± 68.80 469.26 ± 51.08 1928.46 ± 136.37
  1. a Pre-challenge was at 7 weeks of age, post-challenge was at 8 weeks of age after isoflurane treatment.
  2. b Mean and standard error of plasma CPK in units/liter. Of 192 pigs that were sampled, not all the normal animals were challenged with isoflurane anesthesia.
  3. c Values were not different before or after challenge; affected pigs had significantly greater CPK activity than normal or carrier pigs (p < 0.0001).