Spore titers at death or at the outcome of the treatment phase.

<p>The cecal contents from all hamsters that died on study or from hamsters euthanized at the end of the observation period (Day 21, see <a href="http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0197467#pone.0197467.g004" target="_blank">Fig 4</a>) were collected and tested for spore counts (see <b><a href="http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0197467#sec002" target="_blank">Materials and Methods</a></b> section for details).</p>