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Table 2 F. tularensis actual and targeted starting concentrations for each experiment

From: Early detection of viable Francisella tularensis in environmental matrices by culture-based PCR

ExperimentStrainActual Starting Concentrations for each Targeted Concentration
LowMidHigh
1 CFU mL− 110 CFU mL− 1100 CFU mL− 1
ReplicatesmeanSDReplicatesmeanSDReplicatesmeanSD
Inactivated target cellsLVS      
IN992423120362226919326010718777
Schu4< 1< 1188880485137457
Humic AcidLVS3122120152018314714022717148
IN99< 1< 1< 122< 11797115
Schu422121273120266TNTCTNTCTNTC
Arizona Test DustLVS111101313151415167947122
IN99
Schu4
Well WaterLVS< 1< 1< 154441312321255
IN99112111015121236173837211
Schu41111012111312112310710311111
Drinking WaterLVS111101513131413946905828
IN994444033424640728740030032962
Schu4< 11< 198781414741433
  1. “-”, not performed
  2. TNTC too numerous to count