TABLE 1

Uptake of GFP-tagged salmonellae in vivo and in vitro by thioglycolate-elicited macrophagesa

Mice (no.)% Macrophages positive for GFPRelative mean fluorescence of GFP-positive macrophages
In vivoIn vitroIn vivoIn vitro
Control (3)69.2 ± 5.929.4 ± 6.98.25 ± 1.08.2 ± 0.23
Clqa−/− (3)49.5 ± 9.6 (P = 0.15)32.4 ± 0.2 (P = 0.6)12.9 ± 2.7 (P = 0.18)8.6 ± 0.22 (P = 0.33)
  • a Data are expressed as means ± standard errors of the means and are representative of three independent experiments.