Table 4.

Competition between wild type and the gipAmutant in individual Peyer's patches at an inoculum of 107 CFUa

Peyer's patchTotal CFU recovered% gipA mutant recovered
A8.4 × 104 0.1
B1.4 × 104 0.8
C3.4 × 104 5
D1.5 × 103 72
E2.2 × 103 84
F3.2 × 103 88
G8.1 × 103 100
  • a The strains used were JS135 and JS136.