CP5-specific antibodies given intraperitoneally protect against endocarditis in rats challenged with serotype 5 S. aureusa

Challenge strain and dose of S. aureus and IgG typeLog CFU/ml of blood at 24 hNo. of rats infected/totalVegetation wt (g)Log CFU/g of vegetationLog CFU/g of kidney
Reynolds (4 × 107 CFU)
Lowenstein (6 × 107 CFU)
VP (7 × 107 CFU)
  • a Data are adapted from Lee et al. (66) with permission.