Table 1.

Sources of tissue samples analyzed by confocal microscopy

Subject no.SiteaInoculum (CFU)bDay of biopsyClinical outcomeH. ducreyi detectedReference or source
102 P 538 Pustule +3
110P6014Pustule+3
111P1207Pustule+28
121P406Pustule+32
121M326Pustule+32
126P408Pustule+32
126M328Pustule+32
127P509Pustule+32
128P508Pustule+32
143A/P6800NAc +This study
143B/P6800NA+This study
146A/P5700NA+This study
146B/P570NA+This study
138A/P411MaculeThis study
138B/P411Papule+This study
167A/P641PapuleThis study
167B/P641PapuleThis study
149A/P642Pustule+This study
149B/P642Papule+This study
152A/P442Papule+This study
  • a P, sites inoculated with H. ducreyi 35000 or 35000HP; M, sites inoculated with an isogenic mutant, A and B indicate different sites from the same subject.

  • b Estimated delivered dose.

  • c NA, not applicable.