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Table 6 LR of E. coli fecal output due to the effect of continuous feeding of phage master mix for 20 d via oral administration of 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 via phage-containing capsules for 20 d E. coliCFU/mL Mean LR (log10CFU/ml)
Time zero (control) 1.8x105 -
Day 1 1.1x 105 0.21 ± 0.04
Day 2 9 x 103 1.3 ± 0.15
Day 3 1 x 103 2.25 ± 0.07
Day 4 8 x 103 1.35 ± 0.2
Day 5 7.6 x 102 2.37 ± 0.16
Day 6 1.7 x 102 3.02 ± 0.22
Day 7 2.8 x 102 2.8 ± 0.18
Day 8 1 x 103 2.25 ± 0.24
Day 10 8 .5x 103 1.32 ± 0.1
Day 12 2.3 x 104 0.89 ± 0.07
Day 14 1 x 104 1.25 ± 0.1
Day 16 1 x 105 0.25 ± 0.05
Day 20 2x105 −0.04 ± 0.006