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Table 3 Infectivity of B. burgdorferi clones in C3H mice

From: Investigating the potential role of non-vls genes on linear plasmid 28–1 in virulence and persistence by Borrelia burgdorferi

Days post infection:
  7 14 21 56 91
B. burgdorferi clone Blood Ear Heart Bladder Ear Joint
Wild type 3/3* 3/3 3/3 3/3 3/3 3/3 3/3 3/3
Bb∆1-18 6/6 6/6 6/6 6/6 6/6 6/6 6/6 6/6
Bb∆19-22 3/6 3/6 6/6 6/6 6/6 6/6 6/6 6/6
Bb∆27-30 6/6 5/6 6/6 6/6 6/6 6/6 6/6 6/6
BbΔlp28-1 3/3 1/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3
  1. *Values listed correspond to numbers of positive cultures/number of mice tested. Six or three mice were used for each B. burgdorferi clone