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Table 9 E. coli output decline due to the continuous phage feeding for 20 d via oral injection of group B rats

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 oral injection for 20 TotalE. colioutput count (CFU/mL) Mean LR (log10CFU/ml)
Time zero (control –ve) 2.4 x 106 -
Day 1 2.3x 105 0.01 ± 0.003
Day 2 2.5x 105 1.1 ± 0.08
Day 3 3.2x 105 1.33 ± 0.12
Day 4 7.3 x 104 1.9 ± 0.14
Day 5 4.2 x 104 2.3 ± 0.09
Day 6 8.4 x 103 3.1 ± 0.24
Day 7 3.5 x 103 3.45 ± 0.2
Day 8 8.1 x 103 3.04 ± 0.3
Day 10 5.8x 103 2.17 ± 0.17
Day 12 7.1 x 104 0.99 ± 0.1
Day 14 2 x 105 0.42 ± 0.07
Day 16 7 x 104 −0.13 ± 0.02
Day 20 3 x 105 0.054 ± 0.006