TABLE 5.

Association with and invasion of human BMECs by ExPEC 408 and its derivatives

E. coli strain% Association based on total number of cells% Invasion compared to invasion by RS218
NMEC RS2185.6100
ExPEC 40812.421.3
408.17.7a1.3a
408.212.124.7
  • a Significantly different (P < 0.05) than the value for ExPEC 408, as calculated with a two-tailed Student t test.