TABLE 2.

In vivo attenuation of B. pseudomallei mutants in a BALB/c model of intranasal infection

StrainLD50 rangea
E8 WT<10
16:48≈2 × 102
54:55>2 × 102-<5 × 103
57:16>2 × 102-<5 × 103
5:45>5 × 103-<107
49:57>5 × 103-<107
30:93>106-<107
1:4>107
56:65>107
25:90>107
  • a Values are CFU inferred from the data shown in Fig. 7 and data presented in the text.