Table III.

Competitive Indexes (CI) of a SPI2-deficient Mutant versus Wild-type S. typhimurium After Infection of iNOS+/+ and iNOS−/− Mice

Time after
 infection (d)CI in iNOS+/+CI in iNOS−/−
LiverSpleenLiverSpleen
20.24 ± 0.0560.075 ± 0.0350.52 ± 0.690.066 ± 0.091
30.0047 ± 0.00260.00078 ± 0.00010.0092 ± 0.00160.0028 ± 0.0005
5<0.000005<0.0000051.20 ± 0.490.16 ± 0.04