TABLE 1 

Broiler breed does not significantly affect cecal colonization with C. jejuni M1

BreedMedian C. jejuni M1 cecal content (CFU ⋅ g−1) [range]Colonization rate (no. of chickens/total no. of chickens)
2 dpi5 dpi12 dpi2 dpi5 dpi12 dpi
A14.62 × 107 [0.00−3.73 × 108]5.67 × 107 [1.14 × 106−5.00 × 108]4.34 × 107 [1.74 × 106−1.35 × 108]9/1010/1010/10
A23.14 × 107 [1.67 × 106−7.58 × 108]1.37 × 108 [0.00−3.29 × 108]5.98 × 107 [5.04 × 105−2.71 × 108]9/97/99/9
B11.88 × 108 [0.00−7.58 × 108]1.13 × 108 [0.00−3.04 × 109]2.20 × 107 [7.44 × 105−1.32 × 108]8/107/1010/10
B21.86 × 108 [2.06 × 104−6.87 × 108]2.62 × 105 [0.00−7.60 × 108]1.30 × 107 [0.00−6.36 × 107]10/105/109/10