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Table 1 Bacterial load (log10 CFU/swab) after treatments in diabetic mice wounds infected with MDR S. aureus

From: Efficacy of phage cocktail AB-SA01 therapy in diabetic mouse wound infections caused by multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Mouse ID Treatment group Infection period
Day 0 Day 3 Day 5 Day 7 Day 10
4-NEM Saline 0 8.99 8.36 8.51 8.57
4-1 L 0 7.72 8.11 8.43 7.91
4-2R 0 8.34 8.85 8.38 8.18
5-NEM 0 7.00 8.34 8.41 7.62
5-1 L 0 8.76 8.70 8.20 8.11
5-2R 0 6.97 7.73 8.51 8.53
10-RL 0 7.00 8.38 8.26 7.95
Mean + err 0 8.42 + 0.9 8.47 + 0.4 8.39 + 0.1 8.23 + 0.3
7-1R Phage 0 8.40 6.43 2.26 0.00
7-1 L 0 8.40 6.18 5.72 2.00
7-RL 0 7.88 6.45 6.30 2.28
7-2R 0 8.56 6.26 6.63 0.00
9-NEM 1.1 8.38 6.28 2.48 4.34
9-1R 1.5 8.81 6.45 5.15 0.00
9-1 L 0 8.41 5.80 5.72 0.00
9-RL 0 6.66 5.43 2.32 0.00
Mean + err 0.3 8.19 + 0.7 6.16 + 0.4 4.57 + 1.9 1.08 + 1.6
6-1R Vancomycin 0 8.64 6.18 5.15 7.04
6-RL 0 7.46 4.70 3.96 5.86
6-2R 0 8.04 7.99 4.75 6.75
8-NEM 0 7.84 6.49 5.58 1.04
8-1 L 0 7.80 6.52 4.28 6.04
8-2R 0 7.72 7.92 4.96 2.11
Mean + err 0 7.92 + 0.4 6.63 + 1.2 4.78 + 0.6 4.81 + 2.6