Table 2

Susceptibility of a panel of Pseudomonas isolates to LES phages 2, 3 and 4
Isolate source (#) φ2 φ3 φ4
Reference strains (2) 50% (1/2) 50% (1/2) 100% (2/2)
Keratitis patient (12) 8.3% (1/12) 0% (0/12) 33.3% (4/12)
Non-LES child (8) 12.5% (1/8) 0% (0/8) 12.5% (1/8)
Non-LES adult (6) 16.7% (1/6) 0% (0/6) 0% (0/6)
Anomalous LES (6) 0% (0/6) 0% (0/6) 0% (0/6)
Environmental (25) 0% (0/25) 4% (1/25) 0% (0/25)

Percentage of LES phage-sensitive strains as determined by plaque assay. Actual numbers tested are shown in parentheses.

James et al.

James et al. BMC Microbiology 2012 12:216   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-216

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