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Table 1 Strain virulence in the mouse infection model (BALB/c)

From: Genomic acquisition of a capsular polysaccharide virulence cluster by non-pathogenic Burkholderia isolates

Strain Inoculum (cfu) Mortality 4 days post infection Mortality 13 days post infection
PBS 0 0/6 0/6
BpK96243 9 0/6 0/6
  118 0/6 4/6 (66.7%)
  380 0/6 4/6 (66.7%)
  1180 0/6 5/6 (83%)
  3600 1/6 (16.7%) 6/6 (100%)
Bp22 6 0/6 2/6 (33%)
  19 0/6 5/6 (83%)
  58 0/6 5/6 (83%)
  175 1/6 (16.7%) 6/6 (100%)
  525 2/6 (33%) 6/6 (100%)
BtE264 1000 0/6 0/6
  104 0/6 0/6
  105 0/6 0/6
  106 0/6 0/6
  107 1/6 (16.7%) 1/6 (16.7%)
BtE555 1,000 0/6 0/6
  104 0/6 0/6
  105 0/6 0/6
  106 0/6 0/6
  107 4/6 (66.7%) 4/6 (66.7)
  1. Infection assays in BALB/c mice. Mice were monitored for up to 13 days post-infection with different starting amounts of bacteria (cfu column). Note the differences in cfu between Bp and Bt strains (starting cfu 6 to 9 versus 1,000). PBS, phosphate-buffered saline.