Table 1

    Indigenous small bowel microflora in rats
Bacterial species found in the terminal ileum of sham operated animals and ischemic and non-ischemic rats after intraluminal injection of GFP-uv E. coli (E. coli = Escherichia coli; Past. = Pasteurella; Strept. = Streptococcus; S. = Staphylococcus; Bac. = Bacillus).

stool from the terminal ileum

stool from obstructed terminal ileum


Species

Sham operated

non-ischemic obstruction

ischemic obstruction

non-ischemic obstruction

ischemic obstruction


GFP-E. coli

-

-

-

+

+

E. coli

+

+

+

+

+

S. aureus

+

+

+

+

+

Strept. spp.

+

+

+

+

+

Past. spp.

+

+

+

+

+

Bac. spp.

+

+

+

+

+


Samel et al. BMC Surgery 2002 2:6   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-2-6

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