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Table 2 Survival rates, presence of exotoxin A, culture results and colony counts in the control group (non-immunized mice) inoculated with P. aeruginosa

From: Active immunization using exotoxin A confers protection against Pseudomonas aeruginosainfection in a mouse burn model

Post-inoculation time (day) Number of animals alive (survival rate, %) CFU/mL from inoculated burns Exotoxin A in sera (%)* Positive culture (%)
     Liver Spleen Blood
1 25 (100) 1 × 108 - - - -
2 25 (100) 1.14 × 108 2 (8) - - 2 (8)
3 12 (48) 1.25 × 108 8 (32) 2 (8) 2 (8) 8 (32)
4 8 (32) 1.6 × 108 8 (32) 8 (32) 8 (32) 8 (32)
6 5 (20) 1.7 × 108 3 (12) 5 (20) 5 (20) 3 (12)
  1. * detected with CIEP