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Table 1 Design of the study. A total of 24 birds were inoculated withG. anatisΔgtxA(16 chickens),G. anatis12656-12 (4 chickens) or BHI (4 chickens)

From: GtxA is a virulence factor that promotes a Th2-like response during Gallibacterium anatis infection in laying hens

Group Inoculum Dose/CFU Chickens examined post-inoculation (pi)
2 days pi 6 days pi
G. anatis ΔgtxA ΔgtxA 4.9 × 108 8 8
G. anatis wild-type 12656-12 5.0 × 108 2 2
Control BHI 2 2