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Table 1 Experiments attempting infection of BALB/c mice with viable Bartonella bacilliformis

From: BALB/c Mice resist infection with Bartonella bacilliformis

Exp Route No. of Micea CFUb Time to sacrifice Results of H/E stain
1 i.p. 03 1.5 × 108 7 days organs normal
2 i.p. 05 1.5 × 108 6, 24 hs & 14 days organs normal
3 i.p. 05 1.5 × 108 6, 24 hs & 14 days organs normal
4 s.c. 03 4.5 × 108 24 hs skin normal
5 s.c. 02 4.5 × 108 30 days skin normal
6 s.c. 07 1.5 × 108 2, 6 & 8 hs skin normal
7 Oral 03 1.5 × 108 24 hs organs normal
8 Oral 05 1.5 × 108 24 hs organs normal
9 i.n. 04 1.5 × 108 24 hs organs normal
10 i.d. 03 4.5 × 108 7 days skin normal
11 i.d. 02 4.5 × 108 30 days skin normal
12b i.d. 02 3 × 108 24, 48 & 72 hs No skin changes
13c i.d. 02 3 × 108 24, 48 & 72 hs No skin changes
  1. aForty six control mice inoculated with sterile saline
  2. bpreviously inoculated with viable ATCC#35685
  3. cpreviously inoculated with viable, recently isolated B. bacilliformis from an acute phase patient