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Table 10 E. coli output decline due to the continuous phage feeding for 20 d via phage-containing capsules

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

Phage feed at 1×106PFU/ml in vegetable capsules for 20 d TotalE. colioutput count (CFU/ml) Mean LR (log10CFU/ml)
Time zero (control –ve) 3.1 x 106 -
Day 1 3.7x 106 −1.18 ± 0.07
Day 2 6.2x 105 0.71 ± 0.05
Day 3 9x 104 1.89 ± 0.13
Day 4 2.8 x 104 2.35 ± 0.21
Day 5 3.2 x 103 3.42 ± 0.026
Day 6 2.6 x102 4.62 ± 0.32
Day 7 3.7 x 102 4.43 ± 0.028
Day 8 6.9 x 102 4.1 ± 0.17
Day 10 7.3x 103 2.07 ± 0.09
Day 12 4.8 x 104 1.16 ± 0.14
Day 14 2.3 x 105 0.36 ± 0.05
Day 16 4.4 x 105 −0.93 ± 0.1
Day 20 5.3x105 −0.19 ± 0.04