Table 3.

Invasion of intestinal epithelial cells

Strain% Invasion with intestinal cell linea (mean ± SD [n ≥ 3])
Intestine-407Caco-2HCT-8
LF824.67 ± 1.704.82 ± 1.256.02 ± 1.66
EIEC E12860/05.36 ± 5.680.029 ± 0.01838.98 ± 20.19
EPEC E2348/691.91 ± 0.404.11 ± 2.6411.92 ± 9.57
ETEC H104072.67 ± 0.911.53 ± 0.460.72 ± 0.44
K-12 C6000.001 ± 0.0010.005 ± 0.0030.005 ± 0.003
  • a Percentage of inoculum surviving gentamicin treatment.