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Table 1 Titers of bacteriophage after enrichment cultures from murine feces and contents of the GI tract

From: Barriers to coliphage infection of commensal intestinal flora of laboratory mice

   Enrichment method
   1 2 3 4 5
Mouse strain source No additions CN-13 (F-) bacteria CN-13 (F-) bacteria With mitomycin C ER2738(F+) bacteria ER2738(F+) bacteria With mitomycin C
ICR feces -2 7 × 105 PFU3 6 × 105 PFU3 - -
C57BL/6 feces - - - - -
BALB/c nude feces - - - - -
ICR GI1 - - - - -
C57BL/6 GI1 - - - - -
  1. 1 All four compartments were tested separately
  2. 2 – represents none detected. Minimum detectable titer was 102/ml before enrichment.
  3. 3 Average of two mice, out of 88 tested. All others were negative.