TABLE 2.

Human volunteer response to inoculation of live H. ducreyi strainsa

VolunteerGenderbDays of observationStrainNo. of initial papulesFinal outcome of initial papule
No. of pustulesNo. resolved
244F535000HP22
35000HPncaA22
243F935000HP312
35000HPncaA22
247M335000HP11
35000HPncaA0
248F535000HP0
35000HPncaA22
249M835000HP312
35000HPncaA22
250F735000HP33
35000HPncaA33
251M835000HP321
35000HPncaA33
242F635000HP33
35000HPncaA33
252F935000HP31c1
35000HPncaA33
253F535000HP22
35000HPncaA22
  • a Volunteer 244 was inoculated in iteration 1. Volunteers 243, 247, and 248 were inoculated in iteration 2. Volunteers 249, 250, and 251 were inoculated in iteration 3. Volunteers 242, 252, and 253 were inoculated in iteration 4.

  • b M, male; F, female.

  • c One site remained a papule at the time the subject reached the end point.