Table 4.

MNGC formationa

B. pseudomallei group (strain)% MNGC formationb
Virulent (844)43 ± 6.15
Virulent with atypical LPSc (UE16)62 ± 5.07
Nonvirulent (UE5)11.69 ± 2.06
Nonvirulent (UE8)12.01 ± 0.97
Nonvirulent (UE11)20.86 ± 5.71
  • a Percentages were determined 6 h after infection of cells of the J774A.1 line with indicated strains ofB. pseudomallei.

  • b Data are means ± SEMs from at least two independent experiments.

  • c LPS, lipopolysaccharide.