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Table 4 LR of E. coli fecal output due to the effect of continuous feeding of phage master mix for 20 d via drinking water with alkali

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) 6 x 104 -
Day 1 4 x 104 0.17 ± 0.02
Day 2 2 x 104 0.47 ± 0.03
Day 3 2 x 104 0.47 ± 0.02
Day 4 1 x 103 1.78 ± 0.18
Day 5 1 x 103 1.78 ± 0.09
Day 6 2 x 103 1.47 ± 0.1
Day 7 1 x 102 2.78 ± 0.14
Day 8 2 x 102 2.47 ± 0.22
Day 10 1 x 103 1.78 ± 0.12
Day 12 1 x 103 1.78 ± 0.15
Day 14 1 x 104 0.78 ± 0.08
Day 16 2 x 103 1.47 ± 0.11
Day 20 3 x 104 0.3 ± 0.03