TABLE 2.

Infection studies with V. fluvialis-like organisms in lobsters: dose response

OrganismDose (CFU/ml)No. of animals challengedMortality (%)Time to death (h)
1AMA (plasmid positive)1096100<14
4.5 × 108121007-18
107610018-96
4.5 × 1061877.796-120
8 × 105633120
31F7G (plasmid negative)2.5 × 1086100<18
2.5 × 10760NDa
  • a No deaths after 120 h.