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Figure 5

From: Complete nucleotide sequence of pRS218, a large virulence plasmid, that augments pathogenic potential of meningitis-associated Escherichia coli strain RS218

Figure 5

Evaluation of virulence potential of pRS218 in vitro and in vivo. A, Involvement of pRS218 in invasion of hCMEC cells. B, Comparison of mortality, septicemia and meningitis among the groups of rat pups infected with wtRS218, RS218cured, RS218compl. ** denotes statistical significance and * denotes no statistical significance.

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