TABLE 4.

Efficiencies of adherence of various recombinant E. coli strains and C. freundii to RT112 and T24 human bladder epithelial cells

StrainAdhesin expressedAdhering bacteria per well (103)a with:
RT112 cellsT24 cells
E. coli
    HB101(pBR322)None12.0 ± 4.310.0 ± 2.8
    HB101(pPIL110-54)F1C126.7 ± 41.1210.0 ± 64.8
    HB101(pMMP658-6)Sfr533.3 ± 124.7531.3 ± 196.9
    HB101(pANN801-13)SfaI416.7 ± 62.4376.7 ± 33.0
    HB101(pAZZ50)SfaII1020.0 ± 58.9170.0 ± 21.6
    HB101(pGB30)FimEc493.3 ± 163.6250.0 ± 40.8
    HB101(pISF101)FimSt160.0 ± 28.3116.7 ± 17.1
    HB101(pTO3)FimCf60.7 ± 10.9160.9 ± 65.6
C. freundii 3009FimCf202.0 ± 20.4333.3 ± 84.9
  • a Data are means ± standard deviations.