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Table 3 Clinical arthritis scores and arthritis incidence (%) in DBA/1 mice following induction of collagen-induced arthritis with collagen boost on study day 47

From: Supplementation of diet with krill oil protects against experimental rheumatoid arthritis

   Day
   45 47 50 52 54 56 58 60 62 64 68
Control Mean Clinical Arthritis Score 0.21 0.21 0.29 0.43 1.36 1.79 5.07 8.71 9.07 10.93 11.29
  SEM 0.15 0.15 0.22 0.25 0.48 0.58 0.71 0.86 0.69 0.92 0.90
  % Arthritis Incidence 14.3 14.3 14.3 21.4 42.9 57.1 92.9 100 100 100 100
  n = 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14
  Number of survivors 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 6 6
Fish Oil Mean Clinical Arthritis Score 0 0.07 0.14 0.14 0 0 1.50 6.21 7.14 7.57 8.36
  SEM 0 0.07 0.10 0.10 0 0 0.51 0.76 0.92 1.08 1.01
  % Arthritis Incidence 0 7.1 14.3 14.3 0 0 57.1 100 100 100 100
  n = 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14
  Number of survivors 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 11 9 9
Krill Oil Mean Clinical Arthritis Score 0 0 0 0 0.23 0.31 1.15 4.69 4.54 5.23 5.92
  SEM 0 0 0 0 0.17 0.24 0.39 1.00 1.04 1.15 1.44
  % Arthritis Incidence 0 0 0 0 15.4 15.4 46.2 76.9 76.9 84.6 76.9
  n = 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13
  Number of survivors 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 11 11