Table 2.

D values determined at 59°C in the presence and absence of chloramphenicol: comparison of initial and tail inactivation rates

Chloramphenicol concn (μg ml−1)InitialD59°C (s)aInitialD59°Cr2 valueTailD59°C (s)TailD59°Cr2 value
022.800.995189.130.9870
5b25.470.994877.780.9333
10025.300.993363.760.9300
  • a D59°C, D value at 59°C.

  • b Determined to be the MIC.