TABLE 1.

Statistical analysis of the correlation between luminescence and bacterial loads from dissected organs of BALB/c mice infected with lux-tagged bacteriaa

StrainOrganNo. of organsPearson's rP value
C. rodentium ICC169::p16SluxCecum90.95<0.001
S. enterica serovar TyphimuriumLiver100.99<0.001
    UK-1::p16SluxSpleen100.99<0.001
P. aeruginosa PAO1::p16SluxLung100.91<0.001
  • a Luminescence was measured in RLU per organ, and bacterial loads were measured in numbers of CFU per organ.