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Table 5 Development of tissue bacterial burden in the blood, liver and kidney of BALB/c mice (M. musculus) and common voles (M. arvalis) following intraperitoneal infection with 160 F. tularensis CFU pro toto at 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 days post-exposure.

From: Tularemia induces different biochemical responses in BALB/c mice and common voles

Days BLOOD LIVER KIDNEY
  M. musculus M. arvalis M. musculus M. arvalis M. musculus M. arvalis
2 3.43 0 3.04 0 0 0
3 5.04 3.69 5.25 3.33 2.39 0
4 8.32 5.10 7.98 4.33 3.60 3.17
5 8.29 6.00 8.06 5.67 4.08 4.06
6   7.02   6.29   4.38
  1. Values were log10-transformed to obtain bacterial burdens of CFU per 1 g of tissue or 1 ml of blood and represent means (n = 10 specimens of mice and voles examined each day).