TABLE 5.

Mortality of β2-m−/− mice due to WNV infection

Dose (PFU/mouse)Total no. of miceNo. of dead miceSurvival time (days)Mortality (%)MSTa (days)
1082825829.7 ± 2.9b
26
37
38
511
312
413
114
10330198013.0 ± 2.0b
210
311
512
313
214
615
216
  • a Values represent MST ± standard deviation of mice which died up to 21 days after infection.

  • b Statistically significant (P < 0.05) compared to B6 mice (see Materials and Methods for details).