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Table 2 Susceptibility of commensal E. coli strains to lysis by laboratory coliphage (percent susceptible strains)

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

Source of E. coli Lambda M13 P1 øX174 T4 T7 none
Mouse feces and GI tracts (n = 22) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (36%) 3 (14%) 4 (18%) 3 (14%) 13 (59%)
Human clinical specimens (n=15) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 6 (40%) 1 (7%) 1 (7%) 2 (13%) 7 (47%)