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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).

From: Microscopy of bacterial translocation during small bowel obstruction and ischemia in vivo – a new animal model

  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. + + + + +