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Table 1 Strains and colonization methodology

From: Micro-patterned surfaces reduce bacterial colonization and biofilm formation in vitro: Potential for enhancing endotracheal tube designs

Species Strain Designation Inoculum concentration (CFU/mL) Inoculation duration (hours) Number of replicates per experiment Number of experiments completed Colonization on un-patterned controls (Average log10(CFU) across experiments) Colonization on Micro-patterned samples (Average log10(CFU) across experiments) Repeatability of control colonization (repeatability standard deviation)
MRSA ATCC700698 5E + 07 1 3 or 4 3 5.83 3.72 0.05
P. aeruginosa ATCC9027 5E + 06 4 4 3 2.78 1.22 0.53
P. aeruginosa ATCC10197 5E + 06 4 4 4 3.62 2.26 1.94
P. aeruginosa PA14ΔbifA 1E + 07 4 4 3 3.96 1.72 0.44
E. coli ATCC700336 5E + 07 4 4 8 3.51 1.21 0.57
K. pneumoniae ATCC27799 5E + 07 4 4 4 4.93 2.01 1.57
A. baumannii ATCC19606 1E + 07 2 4 3 2.74 0.88 0.32