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Table 1 Mean LR (log 10 CFU/ml) of fecal output of E. coli in rat animals treated with different concentrations of phage master mix in drinking water

From: Novel approach of using a cocktail of designed bacteriophages against gut pathogenic E. colifor bacterial load biocontrol

Phage concentration PFU/ml in drinking water Mean LR (log10CFU/ml)
2 days 4 days
1x103 0 ± 0.0 1.2 ± 0.08
1x104 0.1 ± 0.02 1.2 ± 0.1
1x105 0.3 ± 0.06 1.41 ± 0.17
1x106 0.28 ± 0.07 1.36 ± 0.07
1x107(optimal) 0.6 ± 0.04 1.8 ± 0.14
1x108 0.6 ± 0.08 1.73 ± 0.2
1x109 0.5 ± 0.04 1.7 ± 0.15
1x1010 0.4 ± 0.09 1.5 ± 0.2