Table 1.

Colonization at each peg site of MBEC assay system for P. aeruginosa grown for 4 or 24 ha

ParameterLog10 count/peg
4 h24 h
Mean5.7257.202
Median5.7787.204
SD0.4480.383
Lower 95% CIb 5.6347.124
Upper 95% CI5.8167.280
Minimum5.0006.477
Maximum6.6027.954
  • a Biofilms of P. aeruginosagrown for 4 or 24 h as described in Materials and Methods were sonicated and plated. The variability between pegs was determined by statistical procedures as described in Materials and Methods.

  • b CI, confidence interval.