TABLE 1 

Uptake of live C. albicans cells by macrophages and PMNsa

PhagocytesAvg uptake (no. of C. albicans cells taken up ± SD)
C. albicans cell/phagocyte MOI of 1C. albicans cell/phagocyte MOI of 3Coculture assay
Macrophages1.3 ± 0.22.9 ± 0.32.3 ± 0.6
PMNs1.2 ± 0.12.0 ± 0.3*2.5 ± 0.7
  • a Average number of C. albicans cells taken up ± SD by human monocyte-derived macrophages and human PMNs. n = 3; *, P < 0.05.