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Figure 4 | Parasites & Vectors

Figure 4

From: Colonization of Phlebotomus papatasi changes the effect of pre-immunization with saliva from lack of protection towards protection against experimental challenge with Leishmania major and saliva

Figure 4

Parasite loads. At seven weeks post-infection, the number of viable parasites was determined from footpad, draining lymph nodes, and spleen of mice pre-immunized with SGH of F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F14, and control groups. The parasite burdens in the infected tissues were assessed by limiting dilution, as described in Material and Methods. Presented values are the mean +S.D. of three mice per category.

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