Table 1.

Quantification of C. botulinum E VH toxin gene expression in BHI broth cultures and type E broth cultures, as determined by the mouse bioassay

CultureNo. of mice that survived/no. of mice tested
Neat1:1 Dilution1:2 Dilution1:5 Dilution1:10 Dilution1:20 Dilution1:50 Dilution1:100 Dilution1:500 Dilution1:1,000 DilutionControl
BHI broth0/20/22/22/22/22/22/22/22/22/22/2
Type E broth0/20/20/20/20/20/20/20/22/22/22/2