TABLE 3.

Expression of MW2 efflux pump genes in murine subcutaneous abscessesa

GeneMean relative expressionSEM
mgrA 4.992.79
norA 0.240.10
norB 171.4961.47
norC 0.620.30
tet38 24.8015.55
  • a The relative expression of efflux pumps in abscesses was normalized by using expression of gmk and was compared to the expression in vitro in the stationary phase. At least four sets of samples were assayed independently, and the means and standard errors of the means were determined.