Table 3.

Quantification of the number of LAT promoter-positive neurons in TG infected with KOS/1 or 17/1a

VirusDays p.i.No. of blue neurons/TG pair
Mean ± SDRange
17/17644 ± 101498–724
KOS/17643 ± 212348–832
17/115290 ± 144123–454
KOS/115182 ± 11089–338
17/13040 ± 833–52
KOS/13048 ± 2121–68
  • a Mice (four per group) were infected with 2 × 106 PFU (total) on both corneas and snouts. At the indicated times, the animals were perfused and the TG were processed for the histochemical detection of β-Gal as described previously (31).