B. pseudomalleiis virulent for the MH cockroach and T6SS-1 mutants are attenuated. Groups of eight MH cockroaches were challenged by the intra-abdominal route of infection and MH cockroach deaths were monitored for 5 days at 37°C. (A) 101 cfu. (B) 102 cfu. (C) 103 cfu. (D) 104 cfu. (E) 105 cfu. Bp, K96243; Bp Δhcp1, DDS1498A; Bp ΔvgrG1-5’, DDS1503-1A; Bp ΔvgrG1-3’, DDS1503-2A.
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