Table 1

Numbers of M. tuberculosis CFU surviving per ml of cell lysate of human monocyte-derived cultured macrophages exposed to native CFM-DPI for 2 days

CFM concn (μg/ml)No. of bacilli surviving (CFU/ml) witha:
Native CFMCFM-DPI
MeanSEMMeanSEM
0 (control)1.2 × 10518,173.81.2 × 10518,173.8
0.152.8 × 1043,908.96.4 × 10415,260.3
0.32.2 × 1046,487.54.9 × 1047,545.7
0.62.0 × 1045,153.34.1 × 10414,031.0
1.255.6 × 1032,967.45.5 × 1031,483.3
2.53.5 × 102250.72.5 × 1011.2
  • a Results are from four experiments performed in triplicate.