TABLE 1.

MFIs of fluorescent blood bacterial suspensions from three human subjects as recorded by LFCa

SubjectProbeMFIProbe ratiob
1None (autofluorescence)3.40.8
Non-EUB4.31.0
BSR1541/2011.62.7
2 (1st assay)None (autofluorescence)2.60.7
Non-EUB3.91.0
BSR1541/209.92.5
2 (2nd assay)None (autofluorescence)2.60.7
Non-EUB32.01.0
BSR1541/2061.32.7
EUK30.21.3
3 (1st assay)None (autofluorescence)5.10.38
Non-EUB13.61.0
BSR1541/2050.03.7
EUK16.41.2
  • a Assays for subjects 1 and 2 (1st assay) and subjects 2 (2nd assay) and 3 were done at 1-month intervals.

  • b Ratio of BSR1541/20 probe to non-EUB probe.