Table 4.

Colonization of 1-day-old chicks with C. jejuni 81116 wild type and galE mutant

StrainDoseNo. of chicks colonized/10 infectedColonization level (CFU/g of cecal contents)
Wild type2.5 × 10492.5 × 104a
5 × 105106 × 109a
galEmutant1042108and 103
4 × 105107 × 109a
  • a Geometric mean.