TABLE 1.

Susceptibility of mouse strains to i.n. infection with NMFTA1

Mouse strainBacterial inoculum (CFU)Survival ratioaMean time to death (days)
BALB/c8 × 1001/106.0
4 × 1010/105.7
2 × 1020/105.1
1 × 1030/104.9
C57BL/68 × 1001/105.6
4 × 1010/105.2
2 × 1020/104.5
1 × 1030/104.2
DBA/28 × 1005/106.5
4 × 1011/106.1
2 × 1020/105.2
1 × 1030/105.0
C3H/HeN8 × 1002/106.2
4 × 1010/105.3
2 × 1020/105.1
1 × 1030/104.4
  • a Survival ratio, number of mice alive/total number of mice inoculated 6 days after challenge. All mice died 7 days after challenge.