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Volume 7, Number 7—June 2001
International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases 2000

Conference Presentations

Antibacterial Household Products: Cause for Concern

Stuart B. LevyComments to Author 
Author affiliation: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Table 5

Effect of triclosan in liquid culture on growth and lysis of Escherichia coli strains with and without AcrAB efflux pump (4)

Concentration (µg/ml) that
Inhibited growth
Strain Characteristics 50% (90%) Caused lysis
AG100 Wild-type 0.15 (0.60) 8
AG100A AG100 0.02 (0.05) 3-4
AGT11 AG100 13.0 (>32) >32
fabI (G93V)
AGT11K AGT11 1.3 (2.10) 3-4

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