Strain D10 (mJ/cm2) R2
Utah-112 0.71a 0.96
LVS 0.62b 0.95
NIH B-38 0.64b 0.94
Mean (SEM) 0.66(0.03) N/A
Table 1: Ultraviolet light inactivation of Francisella tularensis on thioglycollate agar plates. Each experiment was conducted independently 3 times. D10 values with the same superscript letters are statistically similar as determined by student’s t-test (p<0.05). Standard error of the mean (SEM) is shown in parenthesis.