Rapidity of local disease onset. Scatterplot showing the number of days it took for chinchillas inoculated with the 10 clinical NTHi strains to develop moderate or worse (score =/> 2) local (otologic) disease. X-axis = the clinical NTHi strains (PittAA-PittJJ, left to right); Y-axis = the days post inoculation that moderate or worse local disease developed.
Buchinsky et al. BMC Microbiology 2007 7:56 doi:10.1186/1471-2180-7-56