Table 3.

Comparison of mutagenesis efficiencies in different strains

StrainMutant CFUaBackground CFUa% mutant ± SESource or reference
UA15930.72.393.0 ± 5.52
UA14030.72.393.0 ± 2.040
2517533.00.0100ATCC (9)
L1332.30.797.9 ± 1.848
CL133.00.0100Clinical isolate (50)
  • a Values are presented as the averages of 33 randomly selected CFU determinations from 3 independent experiments.