Table 1.

Mean time to 99.9% killing for HIP5836, Mu50, 14379, and MRSA 494 in the time-kill curves

OrganismTime to 99.9% killing (h)a
Low inoculumHigh inoculumStationary phase
HIP583610.0 ± 0.4b 15.7 ± 1.0c 13.1 ± 1.1c
Mu508.7 ± 0.5b 15.3 ± 0.5c 13.5 ± 1.4c
143795.9 ± 2.6b 8.1 ± 2.0b 11.6 ± 0.1c
MRSA 4947.4 ± 0.9b 8.1 ± 1.2b 10.8 ± 0.4b
  • a Data represent the mean ± standard deviation from duplicate experiments.

  • b Time to 99.9% kill determined by linear regression of the line formed from the 0-, 4-, and 8-h time points.

  • c Time to 99.9% kill determined by linear regression of the line formed from all time points.