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Table 2 Effect of CTZ and CFS on intracellular killing of Salmonella Typhimurium NCTC 74 (assessed by isolating murine peritoneal macrophages from Balb/c mice and interacting them with Salmonella in presence of CFS and CTZ separately and in combination)

From: Effect of L. plantarum cell-free extract and co-trimoxazole against Salmonella Typhimurium: a possible adjunct therapy

Duration of intra-cellular incubation (min.) CFU of S. Typhimurium Mean Percentage Intracellular Killing {(No-Nt/N0)×100}
  Untreated Macrophages Treated Macrophages Untreated Macrophages Treated Macrophages
   CTZ CFS CTZ
+
CFS
  CTZ CFS CTZ
+ CFS
0 (N0) 80×107 - - -   - - -
30 71×107 63×107 * 69×107 60×107 *† 11.2 21.25 13.7 25
60 58×107 46×107 * 52×107 * 37×107 *† 27.5 42.5 35 53.75
90 45×107 29×107 * 41×107 * 6.1×107 *‡ 43.75 63.75 48.75 92.3
  1. Co-trimoxazole-CTZ; Cell free supernatant from L. plantarum - CFS.