TABLE 2.

Effect of human serum on bactericidal activity of hBD-3

OrganismStrain no.hBD-3 concna (μg/ml) after:
1.5 h3 h
S. aureus 3128128
E. faecium 36464
P. aeruginosa 3>256>256
S. maltophilia 4>256>256
A. baumannii 3>256>256
  • a Concentrations of hBD-3 necessary to obtain a bactericidal effect in the presence of 20% heat-inactivated human serum.