Table 1.

Bacterial counts in mouse spleens examined 1, 2, and 6 weeks after i.p. infection

StrainCFU/spleena at wk:
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Wild type (S2308)4.88 × 106 (2.83 × 105–3.06 × 107)2.34 × 106 (6.45 × 105–4.45 × 106)1.34 × 106 (1.12 × 106–3.69 × 106)
Mutants
 CA1800 (0–1.06 × 102)0 (0–4.93 × 102)0 (0)
 CA3531.94 × 103 (1.23 × 101–3.51 × 104)8.4 × 101 (0–5.59 × 103)0 (0)
 CA5331.19 × 104 (2.20 × 102–7.28 × 104)5.51 × 102 (2.50 × 102–4.27 × 104)0 (0–1.62 × 104)
 CA6137.52 × 102 (2.17 × 102–3.20 × 103)5.51 × 102 (0–7.38 × 103)0 (0–1.12 × 102)
  • a Bacterial counts in the mouse spleens are represented as medians, with the lower (25%) and upper (75%) quartiles presented in parentheses.