Table 3.

Bacterial counts in mouse spleens examined 1 and 4 weeks after i.p. infection

StrainMedian no. of CFU/spleen at indicated weeka
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Wild-type B. melitensis 16M6.2 × 105 (3.9 × 105– 9.5 × 105)1.8 × 103 (4.6 × 102– 1.8 × 103)
Rough B3B2 mutant5.0 × 102 (0–3 × 103)0 (0)
  • a Lowest and highest values are presented in parentheses.