TABLE 3.

Effect of Bap on persistence of S. aureus in an intramammary gland infection model

Animal% Persistencea at postinoculation day:
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LRLRLRLR
I50501009010010010099
IINI1NI50NI80NI98
III109509501000
IV30308095100100100100
VNI1NI100NI100NI100
  • a Percentage of the V329 (Bap-positive) strain in the mixed population. Milk samples from the left (L) or right (R) mammary glands were plated on Congo red agar, and the percentage of rough colonies was calculated. NI, not infected.