Novel Molecular Type of Clostridium difficile in Neonatal Pigs, Western Australia
Michele M. Squire, Glen P. Carter, Kate E. Mackin, Anjana Chakravorty, Torbjörn Norén, Briony Elliott, Dena Lyras, and Thomas V. Riley
Author affiliations: The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia (M.M. Squire, B. Elliott, T.V. Riley); Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia (G.P. Carter, K.E. Mackin, A. Chakravorty D. Lyras); Örebro University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden (T. Norén); PathWest Laboratory Medicine, Nedlands (T.V. Riley)
Figure 2. . . A) Survival and B) percentage of weight lost in mice over 4 days after infection with Clostridium difficile. Male C57/B6 mice were infected with C. difficile spores for strains M7404 (triangles), JGS6133 (078) (diamonds), or A135 (circles); phosphate-buffered saline (squares) was used as control. Error bars in panel B indicate SEM.
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