Table 2

Strain virulence in the C. elegans infection model

Lethality


Strain

> 24 h

> 48 h

> 72 h

> 96 h


E. coli OP50

0/40 (0%)

0/40 (0%)

0/40 (0%)

0/40 (0%)

BtE264

4/39 ± 3 (5%)

31/39 ± 3 (80%)

36/39 ± 3 (92%)

39/39 (100%)

BtE555

2/41 ± 2 (4%)

10/39 ± 1 (27%)

36/39 ± 1 (93%)

39/39 (100%)

CPS KO

1/37 ± 1 (0%)

3/37 ± 2 (9%)

20/37 ± 5 (53%)

35/37 ± 2 (95%)


Infection assays in C. elegans. Strains were monitored up to 5 days (120 h) post-infection. Death rates are shown both as raw counts and as percentages.

Sim et al. Genome Biology 2010 11:R89   doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-8-r89

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