Table 1

Effect of Centrifugation Force on Hemolytic Efficiency

RBCs
RCFUntreatedSialidase treatedMock treated
g
10 ± 00 ± 00 ± 0
1601.1 ± 1.623.3 ± 11.13.9 ± 1.9
35033.2 ± 5.435 ± 10.145.4 ± 2.6
63055.7 ± 13.536.5 ± 9.445.0 ± 10.4
140069.7 ± 9.4NDND
  • The values presented in this table are percentages of total hemolysis. All reactions were performed with wild-type bacteria expressing the AfaE adhesin and human RBCs untreated, sialidase treated, or mock treated.