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Table 2 Frequency of biofilm production in TCP method with different media composition

From: Evaluation of methods to detect in vitro biofilm formation by staphylococcal clinical isolates

Biofilm formation TSB only TSB + glucose BHI + sucrose
Dry Elution with ethanol Dry Elution with ethanol Dry Elution with ethanol
High 21 (5.6%) 22 (5.9%) 83 (22.1%) 87 (23.2%) 107 (28.5%) 97 (25.9%)
Moderate 91 (24.3%) 85 (22.7%) 91 (24.3%) 109 (29.1%) 122 (32.5%) 132 (35.2%)
Weak/non 263 (70.1%) 268 (71.5%) 201 (53.6%) 179 (47.7%) 146 (38.9%) 146 (38.9%)
  1. TSB, Tryptic Soy Broth; BHI, Brain Heart Infusion