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Table 2 Recovery of Mycoplasma fermentans from the synovial membrane of rabbits.

From: Experimental arthritis induced by a clinical Mycoplasma fermentans isolate

  P-140 Right Synovium PG-18 Right Synovium P-140 Left Synovium PG-18 Left Synovium
Days * CFU S.D. CFU S.D. CFU S.D. CFU S.D.
3 197 (4.2) 95 (7.07) 38 (2.8) 25 (4.24)
5 169 (5.65) 88 (5.65) 47 (5.65) 32 (4.24)
8 142 (5.65) 80 (5.65) 45 (2.8) 41 (4.24)
13 84 (7.07) 52 (7.07) 41 (2.8) 38 (7.07)
20 57 (2.8) 43 (5.65) 36 (7.07) 32 (5.65)
27 42 (2.8) 52 (7.07) 40 (7.07) 28 (4.24)
34 37 (2.8) 29 (4.2) 43 (5.65) 35 (5.65)
  1. • Days after the intraarticular injection of mycoplasmas • Each value of CFU is the mean of two animals. Abbreviations: CFU = colony forming units. S.D. = standard deviation.