TABLE 2.

Comparison of inhibition ELISA results and infectious burden with different C. albicans strains

C. albicans strain% Inhibition ± SE (n)aBurdenb in:
KidneySpleenLiverBloodUrineFeces
Lecocq56.8 ± 2.5 (5)c8.675.234.08184,6001,200
36B54.3 ± 5.1 (3)c8.973.763.6002486
273051.5 ± 2.0 (3)c8.833.714.87053011,680
3181A46.4 ± 6.3 (3)d7.053.464.260620850
Q1634.1 ± 5.9 (8)d4.6101.69000
B31126.0 ± 4.3 (3)d5.843.152.52023074
  • a Mean percent ELISA inhibition ± SE for the number of experiments in parentheses; urine was collected on the day of necropsy (day 4 or 5 after infection). Mean percent ELISA inhibition ± SE by day 0 urine, 5.4 ± 1.0 (n = 33).

  • b Mean log CFU per gram (kidney, spleen, and liver), mean CFU per gram (feces), or mean CFU per milliliter (blood and urine).

  • c P < 0.001 compared to ELISA inhibition by preinfection urine.

  • d P < 0.01 compared to ELISA inhibition by preinfection urine.