Table 1.

Sensitivity of M. genitalium strains to oxidants

OxidantsZones of inhibition (mm)a
Wild-type G37msrAmutant MS5
H2O2
 1%2.4 ± 0.74.6 ± 2.5
 5%6.4 ± 4.116.8 ± 4.2
t-Butyl hydroperoxide
 1%0.4 ± 0.55.0 ± 3.0
 5%1.76 ± 0.45.0 ± 3.0
Paraquat, 5%0.4 ± 0.40.4 ± 0.8
  • a Zones of growth inhibition were calculated as the diameter of clear zone minus the diameter of disc area. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation for three independent determinations.