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 × 1040.1
B1.4 × 1040.8
C3.4 × 1045
D1.5 × 10372
E2.2 × 10384
F3.2 × 10388
G8.1 × 103100
  • a The strains used were JS135 and JS136.