Table 3.

Lethality of PA14 in a mouse burn model

P. aeruginosa strainMortality ratio (no. of animals that died/total no. of animals [%]) at 10 days post burn
Low doseaHigh doseb
PA147/7 (100)8/8 (100)
PA14rpoN::Genr 1/7 (14)5/8 (62)
  • a Six-week-old male AKR/J mice (Charles River Laboratories) were injected with 5 × 103 cells as described previously (54).

  • b Injected with 5 × 105cells.