Table 1.

Capsule polysaccharide quantitation by rocket immunoelectrophoresis

StrainMean polysaccharide ± SEM (μg/1010 CFU) in:
Mid-log phaseStationary phaseAgar grown cells
Lowenstein<0.1732.9 ± 2.925.3 ± 4.0
Reynolds<0.0311.9 ± 4.612.2 ± 2.0