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Table 2 S. Enteritidis colonization of the caecum of chickens after oral infection

From: Influence of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis infection on the composition of chicken cecal microbiota

  log CFU/g of caecum
Age (days)* Exp1 Exp2
7 7.96±0.35 ND
10 7.96±0.22 6.73±0.06
13 8.13±0.08 ND
16 7.57±0.49 ND
19 7.44±0.82 ND
  1. *age of chickens means age when the chickens were sacrificed, i.e. the chickens were therefore infected 3 days earlier. ND not done.