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Table 2 Estimates of the intrinsic growth rate ( ψ ), maximum density ( K ), lag-phase ( λ ) and initial concentration ( N 0 ) from experiment 2a and 2b (with mixed populations of R and T )

From: The IncI1 plasmid carrying the bla CTX-M-1 gene persists in in vitro culture of a Escherichia coli strain from broilers

Parameter Value   95% confidence interval
ψ 1.86 h-1 (1.49 – 2.33)
K 9.33 108 cfu/ml (7.79 108 – 11.2 108)
λ 1.17 h (0.70 – 1.64)
N 0 2.51 106 cfu/ml (1.75 106 – 3.60 106)