Table 1

Inoculum groups and median survival times after serial intracerebral passage in Tg338 mice
Inoculum groups Passage Recipients tested1 Median survival time

95%

LCL-UCL2

Donor

species

Donor

case number

(n, c) (dpi) (dpi)
goat 30–75 P1 10, 0 166.0 166.0–180.0
3538 10, 0 253.0 199.0–331.0
3558 9, 0 253.0 199.0–280.0
sheep 3178 7, 3 241.0 180.0–257.0
goat 30–75 P2 11, 3 130.0 125.0–130.0
3538 22, 2 137.0 133.0–137.0
3558 9, 0 137.0 133.0–139.0
sheep 3178 19, 0 135.0 129.0–136.0

1 Kaplan-Meier product-limit estimation of survival functions for n non-censored and c censored recipients per isolate.

295% lower and upper confidence limits (UCL, LCL) were determined using the log(−log) transform.

O’Rourke et al.

O’Rourke et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:42   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-42

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