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Table 1 Determination of optimal multiplicity of infection (MOI)

From: Potential of bacteriophages as disinfectants to control of Staphylococcus aureus biofilms

No. Number of bacteria Number of phages MOI Phage titers/(PFU/mL)
1 106 108 100 1.2 × 108 ± 0.5 × 108
2 106 107 10 2.5 × 108 ± 0.5 × 108
3 106 106 1 4.3 × 108 ± 1.0 × 108
4 106 105 0.1 2.3 × 109 ± 0.7 × 109
5 106 104 0.01 1.7 × 1010 ± 0.2 × 1010
6 106 103 0.001 5.4 × 109 ± 0.9 × 109
  1. MOI The values indicate means and standard deviations (SD) (n = 3)