LD50 of C57BL/6 mice and heterozygous control mice

Range ~10,000,000 bacteria/animal
Organism Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Reference Ladel CH, Blum C, Dreher A, Reifenberg K, Kaufmann SH. Protective role of gamma/delta T cells and alpha/beta T cells in tuberculosis. Eur J Immunol. 1995 Oct25(10):2877-81. p.2877 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID7589086
Comments "The lethal dose for 50% of infected mice (LD50) for the Mycobacterium strain used here was approximately 1 x 10^7 live bacteria for C57BL/6 mice and heterozygous control mice. "
Entered by Uri M
ID 108808