Table 2

Effect of time in transit on time for successful transformation

Days in transitFreshly isolated lymphocytesCryopreserved lymphocytesP
No. of samplesDays to successful transformationNo. of samplesDays to successful transformation
122035.3 ± 0.518639.7 ± 1.1<0.0005
27834.0 ± 0.56439.6 ± 1.4<0.0005
36535.7 ± 0.74340.5 ± 2.0<0.01
43535.8 ± 1.12843.2 ± 2.6<0.005
5 and 62335.6 ± 1.7548.2 ± 10.9<0.025
Total42135.2 ± 0.332640.2 ± 0.8<0.0005