Table 2

Adherence and invasion of pneumococcal isolates
Isolate Serotype % Adherence % Invasion
Mid-log Stationary Mid-log Stationary
PMP843 19 F 234 ± 249 193 ± 14.6 <0.01 <0.01
PMP558 6B 48.1 ± 24.6 3.2 ± 2.1* 0.01 ± 0.009 <0.01
PMP812 5 43.8 ± 19.3 15.0 ± 20.3 0.9 ± 1.6 0.1 ± 0.2
PMP6 5 3.1 ± 1.3 1.1 ± 0.2 0.01 ± 0.007 <0.01
PMP41 3 0.03 ± 0.03 0.6 ± 1.0 <0.01 <0.01

Mean and standard deviation of adherence and invasion of pneumococcal isolates at mid-log and stationary growth phase, expressed as percentage of the inocula. n≥3 for all data except PMP6 in stationary phase (n=2). * Significant difference between mid-log and stationary phase (P = 0.016).

Wong et al.

Wong et al. BMC Research Notes 2013 6:135   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-6-135

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