TABLE 1.

Study population

Research site and monkey speciesInfection (no. of CFU)No. of monkeys
TNPRC
    RhesusM. tuberculosis Erdman (30)5
    RhesusM. tuberculosis H37Rv (210)4
    RhesusM. kansasii ATCC 12478 (260)3
    RhesusM. avium ATCC 15769 (100)3
    RhesusNone160
    CynomolgusM. tuberculosis Erdman (1,000)7
    CynomolgusNone24
    African greenNone33
USAb
    RhesusM. tuberculosis Erdman (100)5
    RhesusNonea5
MRL
    RhesusM. tuberculosis Erdman (100)6
    CynomolgusM. tuberculosis Erdman (100)6
    African greenM. tuberculosis Erdman (100)5
BPRCc
    RhesusM. tuberculosis Erdman (1,000)6
    RhesusM. tuberculosis Beijing (1,000)3
    RhesusNone48
    CynomolgusM. tuberculosis Erdman (1,000)3
    CynomolgusNone6
BSFLd
    African greenNone95
  • a Preinoculation serum samples were used as a negative control group.

  • b USA, University of South Alabama.

  • c BPRC, Biomedical Primate Research Centre.

  • d BSFL, Behavioral Sciences Foundation Laboratories.