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Table 3 Rate of PCR ( flaB DNA) positivity of sub-inoculation site, heart base, ventricular muscle, quadriceps muscle and tibiotarsus tissue from C3H mice at intervals (days) after inoculation with wild-type vs. arp null (Δarp3) Borrelia burgdorferi

From: Influence of arthritis-related protein (BBF01) on infectivity of Borrelia burgdorferi B31

Day Inoculum SubIN Hrt base Vent M Quad M Tibiotarsus
14 wild-type 4/5* 5/5 5/5 4/5 4/5
  Δarp3 2/5 1/5 0/5 0/5 0/5
28 wild-type 5/5 ND** 5/5 5/5 4/5
  Δarp3 4/5 ND 3/5 3/5 5/5
42 wild-type 3/3 3/3 3/3 3/3 3/3
  Δarp3 3/5 5/5 4/5 3/5 2/5
  1. * number positive/number tested.
  2. ** ND = not done.
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