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From: Differential arthritogenicity of Staphylococcus aureusstrains isolated from biological samples

Figure 2

Arthritis development in C57BL/6 mice infected with S . aureus strains . Animals were infected with ATCC 19095 SEC+, N315 ST5 TSST-1+, S-70 TSST-1+ or ATCC 51650 TSST-1+. (a) Arthritis incidence and (b) clinical score were daily evaluated. Data is presented by mean ± SE of 5-9 mice. * represents the difference with the group infected with the non arthritogenic ATCC 51560 TSST-1+ strain. p < 0.05.

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