Table 5.

Elutriated human macrophage viability after infection with selected Salmonella serovars

Infectious agentViabilitya
0 hb8 h24 h
Serovar Typhimurium LT289.0 ± 0.0084.3 ± 0.5881.0 ± 1.00
Serovar Typhi Ty289.0 ± 0.0088.7 ± 0.5887.7 ± 0.58
Serovar Enteritidis 49-8687.7 ± 0.5882.0 ± 1.0080.7 ± 1.53
None89.7 ± 0.5889.0 ± 0.0088.7 ± 0.58
  • a Mean percentage of viable, trypan-negative, eukaryotic cells ± standard deviation based on at least three separate experiments done in triplicate.

  • b Time after infection with the salmonellae.