TABLE 4.

Ability for LPS to protect against challenge with F. tularensis or F. novicida

ImmunizationSurvival (no. of mice surviving/no. of mice in group) after challenge with:a
F. tularensis subsp. holarcticaF. novicida
F. tularensis subsp. tularensis LPS6/60/6
F. novicida LPS0/64/6
Naïve0/60/6
  • a Survival of mice following immunization with F. tularensis subsp. tularensis or F. novicida LPS and subsequent challenge 21 days postimmunization. No cross-protection was afforded.