Table 1.

Number of mice per experimental group

Mouse strainInfectionAdoptive transferSacrifice intervala
123456
C57BL/6YesNo559755
C57BL/6NoNo555755
SCIDYesYes559554
SCIDYesNo5510545
SCIDNoYes555645
SCIDNoNo555755
  • a Sacrifice intervals for C57BL/6 mice and nonrecipient SCID mice were 5, 6, 8, 16, 36, or 51 weeks after bacterial inoculation. Sacrifice intervals for recipient SCID mice were 1, 2, 4, 9, 31, or 45 weeks after adoptive transfer.