Table 3.

Mortality in 1-day-old chicks infected with wild-typeS. typhimurium F98 or mutants carrying mutations in genes associated with colonization of the chicken alimentary‚ÄČtract

Strain Mortality
Wild type21/21
S. typhimurium (hupA)0/19
S. typhimurium (dksA)0/18
S. typhimurium (ptsC)21/21
S. typhimurium (sipC)0/21
S. typhimurium (rfbK)0/21
T6/2/91-62 (clpB::Tn5-TC1)2/22
T14/12/90-7i (rfaY::Tn5-TC1)19/22
14/12/90-201 (rfbB::Tn5-TC1)3/23
12/6/92-86 (rfaK::Tn5-TC1)0/23