A preliminary study on the intestinal flora of cecum and colon of eight, ten and 12 week old swine.

@article{Elazhary1973APS,
  title={A preliminary study on the intestinal flora of cecum and colon of eight, ten and 12 week old swine.},
  author={M A Elazhary and Angelo Tremblay and Annie Lagace and Ranabir Sinha Roy},
  journal={Canadian journal of comparative medicine : Revue canadienne de medecine comparee},
  year={1973},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={369-74}
}
Using a replica-plating method and differential culture media, members of the Enterobacteriaceae and Pseudomonaceae were determined quantitatively in the colon and cecum content of pigs from different litters, born on the same farm and kept under the same environmental conditions, from the age of six weeks. The bacterial flora in pigs of eight, ten and 12 weeks of age showed little significant quantitative variation. Pigs of 12 weeks of age differed significantly from younger ones with respect… CONTINUE READING