TABLE 2.

CFU per gram of cecal contents

C. jejuni strainLog10 CFU/ga
1 week postinoculation2 weeks postinoculation
11168H9.3 ± 0.239.8 ± 0.88
PASS679.10 ± 0.089.95 ± 0.59
11168H maf5::kan<10b<10b
11168H flaA::kan<10b<10b
  • a The values are averages ± standard errors for four birds.

  • b Below detectable limits and negative as determined by enrichment culture.