Table 3.

Bacterial load data for long-term survivors

GroupTime to death (days)/bacterial load (log) in animal:
1234
PBS98/7.84103/7.45138/5.87NDa,b/NAg
MPL61/8.0174/8.4694/7.04221d/4.84
MPL-CFP126/7.46126/7.62136/7.07221d/4.45
MPL–CFP–IL-2–IL-1279/NDc82/6.43109/NDc140/5.93
MPL–CFP–IL-1270/7.05109/7.41139/6.71172/NDc
MPL–CFP–IL-2131/8.24181/NDc221d/6.58221d/4.79
DNA-Ag85A89/NDc194e/7.82221d/6.69221d/6.16
DNA-vectorNDb/NA55/7.61127/7.15177/NDc
BCG221d/3.31221d/4.19221d/6.54f221d/4.77
  • a ND, not determined.

  • b Animal died before aerosol challenge for unknown reasons.

  • c Animal died overnight and the tissues autolysed.

  • d Animal survived length of experiment [221 days].

  • e Animal had extensive lymphadenopathy or lymphoma.

  • f Animal was starting to lose weight.

  • g NA, not applicable.