TABLE 2.

Numbers of vaccinated and nonvaccinated animals with detectable antibodies to E6P10, 16/83, and MBCF determined by MAPIA 1 to 4 months after intratonsillar infection with 228 CFU of M. bovis

GroupAntigenNo. of animals with detectable antibodies/total no. of animals at the following time (mo) postinfection:
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VaccinatedaE6P101/161/161/161/16
16/831/162/161/162/16
MBCF5/165/165/165/16
NonvaccinatedE6P100/62/6b2/6c3/6b
16/830/64/6b3/6c4/6b
MBCF3/65/6b4/6c4/6b
  • a None of the vaccinated animals responded to more than one antigen throughout the 4-month postinfection period.

  • b Four of six nonvaccinated animals produced detectable antibodies to more than one antigen at 2 and 4 months postinfection.

  • c Two of six nonvaccinated animals produced detectable antibodies to more than one antigen at 3 months postinfection.