Table 1

Vaccination or suppression of S. aureusSD infections (10,16).

Treatment groupNo. of miceNo lesionsLesionsDeath
n(%)nMean size (mm2)n(%)
Vaccination with RAP as an antigen
RAP2417(71)6961(4)
RAP* 97(78)2840(0)
CFA103(30)51772(20)
Untreated120(0)93703(25)
RIP suppression of 8.5 × 107SD
SD+RIP43(75)1330(0)
SD+saline41(25)3390(0)
RIP suppression of 1.4 × 108SD
SD+RIP84(50)4450(0)
SD+saline60(0)61000(0)
RIP and Pep suppression of 1.4 × 109SD
SD+RIP103(30)3394(40)
SD+saline102(20)61602(20)
SD+Pep109(90)1560(0)
SD+DMSO92(20)41283(22)