Table 1.

Response to inoculation of live H. ducreyi strainsa

Subject no.Days of observationIsolateNo. of initial papule(s)Final outcome (no.) of initial papule(s)
PapulePustuleResolved
867
35000HP22
35000HP-RSM2321
8714
35000HP211
35000HP-RSM233
885
35000HP22
35000HP-RSM233
916
35000HP22
35000HP-RSM233
9214
35000HP211
35000HP-RSM233
1007
35000HP11
35000HP-RSM20333
11714
35000HP211
35000HP-RSM20333
1187
35000HP11
35000HP-RSM20333
1197
35000HP22
35000HP-RSM203312
1207
35000HP11
35000HP-RSM20311
  • a Each volunteer was inoculated at two sites with the parent (35000HP) and at three sites with the mutants (35000HP-RSM2 or 35000HP-RSM203).