Table 1. Infectivity of salivary gland sporozoites to C57BL/6 mice
CloneaNo. of injected sporozoitesNo. of infected micebPrepatent periodc
Wild type200/3
1002/35.0
10003/33.6
10 0003/33.0
87‐11200/3
(replacement)1007/115.5
100013/135.0
10 0004/43.5
  • a Plasmodium berghei wild type and PfTRAP replacement clone 87‐11.

  • b Number of mice infected out of the total number of mice injected.

  • c Period in days between injection of sporozoites and appearance of first blood‐stage parasite.