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Table 1 Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar (S.) Infantis and S.Typhimurium isolation rates at 18 days post administration of 1-day-old chicks

From: Simultaneous oral administration of Salmonella Infantis and S. Typhimurium in chicks

Organ Group Number of chicks Salmonella colony count Mean ± SD (CFU / g) S. Infantis % Description
Bowels A 3 1.6 × 107 ± 0.6 × 107 69 ± 11% More S. Infantis was isolated*
B 4 8.5 × 106 ± 3.5 × 106 40 ± 7% More S. Typhimurium was isolated*
C 4 1.4 × 107 ± 0.8 × 107 49 ± 13% More S. Typhimurium was isolated*
D 2 9.7 × 106 ± 1.8 × 106 44 ± 3% More S. Typhimurium was isolated*
Control 4 Not isolated   
Liver A 3 2.6 × 104 ± 3.3 × 104 62 ± 18% More S. Infantis was isolated*
B 4 9.9 × 103 ± 5.5 × 103 68 ± 13% No difference
C 4 1.4 × 104 ± 1.9 × 104 53 ± 28% No difference
D 2 2.2 × 104 ± 3.0 × 104 35 ± 7% No difference
Control 4 Not isolated   
  1. * P < 0.001