TABLE 5.

Comparison of lung histopathology in animals infected with B. cenocepacia mutant and parent strains

Strain% Inflammationa (mean ± SD)P
K56-228.2 ± 0.2
K56-2cciI14.0 ± 5.7<0.05
K56-2amiI23.8 ± 8.3NSb
K56-2opcI13.6 ± 4.8<0.05
  • a Five animals per group.

  • b NS, not significant.