Immunocompromised C. elegans are hypersusceptible to bacterial accumulation. Panel A: Number (cfu) of E. coli OP50 within the intestine of N2, dbl-1 and phm-2 single mutant, and dbl-1;phm-2 double mutant C. elegans strains. Panel B: Survival of same strains when grown on lawns of E. coli OP50.
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