TABLE 4

Flow cytometry analyses of M. tuberculosis cultures (OD600 ≥ 1)

StrainaNo. (±SD) of:
DCbLCDMcLCIMd
Wild type2.6 ± 0.25.3 ± 0.292 ± 0
ΔegtA2 ± 0.44.2 ± 0.294 ± 0.2
ΔmshA2.3 ± 0.17 ± 0.691 ± 0.5
HT96 ± 0.10.5 ± 03.1 ± 0.1
SDS4 ± 0.110 ± 0.186 ± 0.1
  • a HT, heat-treated wild-type cells; SDS, wild-type cells treated with 0.05% SDS for ∼1 h.

  • b DC, dead cells.

  • c LCDM, live cells with damaged membranes.

  • d LCIM, live cells with intact membranes.