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Table 3 A549 cell cytotoxicity.

From: Azithromycin effectiveness against intracellular infections of Francisella

Bacteria 0 μg/ml Az 0.1 μg/ml Az 1.0 μg/ml Az 2.5 μg/ml Az 5.0 μg/ml Az
A549 cells 0 ± 3.0 2.9 ± 2.8 8.0 ± 4.0 18.3 ± 5.2 19.7 ± 9.6
F. novicida 0 ± 2.3 4.1 ± 5.0 3.3 ± 6.3 9.6 ± 5.4 17.8 ± 13.2
F. philomiragia 0 ± 1.3 0 ± 2.5 7.1 ± 4.6 1.7 ± 3.2 8.5 ± 4.1
F. tularensis LVS 0 ± 3.7 2.12 ± 5.0 4.6 ± 5.9 8.4 ± 5.1 5.2 ± 5.6
  1. Using a LDH release assay, the cell cytotoxicity as a result of antibiotic and/or Francisella infection was determined and is indicated as a percentage (%) of total LDH released.