Table 1.

Clearance of bacteremia and valvular adherence following simultaneous challenge with tPMPs and tPMPr S. aureus strainsa

StrainBacteremia (mean log10 CFU/ml ± SD)Adherence at 30 min (mean log10 CFU/vegetation ± SD)
1 min30 min
ISP479C4.95 ± 0.531.5 ± 0.711.65 ± 0.42
ISP479R4.31 ± 0.671.73 ± 0.681.56 ± 0.53
  • a Strains (3 × 107 CFU of each) were simultaneously injected via marginal ear veins into eight animals with indwelling transaortic catheters.