Table 2

Abscess area and lethality

Bacteria

Mean abscess area ± standard deviation1 and lethality2


Infectious dose (CFU)


107

108

109

1010


Prevotella intermedia

Strain 17

19.5 ± 10.9 (0/10)

102.9 ± 56.1 (0/10)

Lethal (10/10)

Lethal (10/10)

OD1-16

15.9 ± 5.9 (0/10)

87.0 ± 59.5 (0/10)

292.3 ± 79.7 (8/10)

Lethal (10/10)

ATCC 25611

ND (0/10)

ND (0/10)

222.9 ± 83.5 (2/10)

Lethal (10/10)

Porphyromonas gingivalis

ATCC 33277

ND (0/10)

ND (0/10)

191.7 ± 54.7 (0/10)

237.9 ± 59.8 (4/10)

381

ND (0/10)

ND (0/10)

242.1 ± 72.5 (0/10)

278.6 ± 122.5 (4/10)

W83

ND (0/10)

ND (0/10)

259.5 ± 97.4 (4/10)

Lethal (10/10)


1Abscess area was measured at 3 days after the injection.

2Motality of mice 24 h after the injection is shown in parentheses.

Yamanaka et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:228   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-228

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