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Table 1 Count of phagosomes formed by trophozoites in 1 h after addition of bacteria

From: Listeria monocytogenes virulence factor Listeriolysin O favors bacterial growth in co-culture with the ciliate Tetrahymena pyriformis, causes protozoan encystment and promotes bacterial survival inside cysts

Number of phagosomes per protozoan 0 5 6 7 8 9 10
Number of observed protozoa 5 14 18 16 7 6 4