Table 1.

Statistical analysis of median survival time and mean blood counts 24 h after infection of inbred strains challenged with S. pneumoniae D39

AnalysisStrainApprox calculatedP
AKRBALB/cC3H/HeC57BL/6CBA/CaDBA/2FVB/nNIH
Mean survival timeBALB/c<0.0001
C3H/HeNSa <0.0001
C57BL/6<0.05<0.01<0.0001
CBA/Ca<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001
DBA/2<0.001<0.001<0.0001NS<0.0001
FVB/nNS<0.0001NS<0.01<0.0001<0.0001
NIHNS<0.0001<0.001NS<0.0001<0.0001<0.05
SJL<0.0001<0.0001<0.001<0.0001<0.05<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001
Mean blood countsBALB/c<0.001
C3H/He<0.05<0.001
C57BL/6NS<0.001<0.001
CBA/Ca<0.001<0.001<0.01<0.001
DBA/2NS<0.001<0.001NS<0.001
FVB/nNS<0.001NS<0.05<0.001<0.01
NIHNS<0.001NS<0.05<0.001<0.01NS
SJL<0.01<0.001NS<0.001NS<0.001NSNS
  • a NS, not significant (P > 0.05).