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Table 1 Experimental Design

From: Development of a hematogenous implant-related infection in a rat model

  S. aureus CFUs Survival (post inoculation) n (femurs)/group/time point Outcome measure
Experiment 1 0, 1×104-1×109 3-14 days 8 CFU bone, CFU wire
(bilateral)
Experiment 2 1×107 3-42 days 16 CFU bone, CFU wire, μCT, histology
(bilateral)
Experiment 3 1×107 3-42 days 6 CFU bone, CFU wire
(unilateral)