Table 1

Intranasal challenge experiments in BALB/c mice using B. pertussis WHO reference strain 18323

Treatments (s.c. immunization)

Bacteria recovered post challenge (Log CFU/g lung ± S.D.)


2 hrs

4th day

7th day


DTwP vaccine

7.85 ± 0.39

NR

NR


B. pertussis PL

6.68 ± 0.65

NR

NR


PBS

8.02 ± 0.2

6.85 ± 0.44

6.48 ± 0.11


NR. Not recovered

Fernández et al. BMC Immunology 2013 14(Suppl 1):S8   doi:10.1186/1471-2172-14-S1-S8

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