Skip to main content

Table 3 LR of E. coli fecal output due to the effect of continuous feeding of phage master mix for 20 d via drinking water

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

Phage feed at 1×107PFU/ml via drinking water for 20 d E. coliCFU/mL Mean LR (log10CFU/ml)
Time zero (control load) 2 x 104 -
Day 1 2 x 104 0 ± 0.0
Day 2 2.4 x 104 −0.08 ± 0.007
Day 3 1 x 104 0.3 ± 0.01
Day 4 2 x 103 1 ± 0.08
Day 5 2 x 102 2 ± 0.12
Day 6 2 x 102 2 ± 0.15
Day 7 1 x 102 2.3 ± 0.24
Day 8 4 x 102 1.7 ± 0.2
Day 10 6 x 102 1.52 ± 0.18
Day 12 1 x 103 1.3 ± 0.1
Day 14 4.8 x 103 0.61 ± 0.06
Day 16 1 x 103 1.3 ± 0.09
Day 20 1 x 104 0.3 ± 0.04