TABLE 2

Isolate recovery and hyphal penetration into the cornea

Hyphal penetration into the cornea (% corneal thickness)
StrainAbbrev.NLog2 cfuHyphae per sectionBiomassMedian 50% quantile75% quantileMaximum 100% quantile
SC5314wt313.5 ± 0.9197 ± 392920 ± 57514.3 ± 1.119.0 ± 1.236.6 ± 2.2
CAF2-1wt313.4 ± 1.8225 ± 963340 ± 166013.7 ± 1.519.3 ± 2.236.7 ± 5.1
BCa15-2rbt2Δ311.3 ± 1.0114 ± 441970 ± 82916.5 ± 2.121.6 ± 3.737.7 ± 4.3
BCa11-3rbt4Δ37.9 ± 1.18 ± 173 ± 207.5 ± 1.211.6 ± 2.713.8 ± 3.3
BCa18-2rbt5Δ312.5 ± 1.5258 ± 1103810 ± 180011.2 ± 3.115.4 ± 4.129.9 ± 8.1
  • Values are means ± SEM; N, number of rabbits; biomass equals mean hyphal length (penetration) multiplied by mean number observed.