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Table 1 Dose-response data for NIR-laser germicidal effect

From: Laser-induced inactivation of Plasmodium falciparum

Organism τ, sec* Eo, J/cm2#
Plasmodium falciparum   
 Late trophozoites (S) 34.8±3.9 16.6±1.7
 Early trophozoites (ES) 35.6±3.6 17.2±1.7
 Ring 60.2±6.4 29.1±3.0
Escherichia coli   
 +10 μM haemozoin 711±8.1 345.2±40
 +1.0 μM haemozoin (165±14)·101 800±8.4
 +10 μM haemin (104±11)·103 (504±51)·102
  1. *τ is the time to reduce parasite count to 37% of its initial value following irradiation with the laser.
  2. #E o is the energy of NIR light needed to reduce parasite count to 37% of its initial value.