TABLE 3.

Intestinal invasiveness of serovar Typhimurium C5 (Nalr) and its atpB derivative

Time (h) after inoculationLog10 viable counta after oral inoculation with:
Serovar Typhimurium C5 (Nalr)Serovar Typhimurium C5 (NalratpB)
LiverSpleenCecaLiverSpleenCeca
6<22.779.64<2<28.94
123.833.5410.0<2<29.78
242.853.369.51<2<29.77
483.884.229.322.913.139.84
  • a Median log10 count from three birds. Three-week-old chickens were inoculated orally with 109 CFU in 0.1 ml of culture.