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Table 5 Effects of clays on bacteria in lymph nodes of pigs experimentally infected with a pathogenic E. coli 1

From: Escherichia coli challenge and one type of smectite alter intestinal barrier of pigs

  Treatment2   P-value
  Sham E. coli   Main effect3 CON vs. Clays4
Item CON SMA SMB ZEO CON SMA SMB ZEO SEM E. coli Diet E x D Sham E. coli
Log 10 CFU 5 1.05 0.74 0.65 0.60 1.87 2.12 2.03 1.69 0.30 0.01 0.88 0.90 0.44 0.87
  1. 1n = 64 (8 pigs/treatment).
  2. 2Sham = unchallenged; E. coli = E. coli challenged; CON = control diet; SMA = 0.3% smectite A; SMB = 0.3% smectite B; ZEO = 0.3% zeolite.
  3. 3E. coli = E. coli challenge effect; Diet = diet effect; E x D = interaction between E. coli and diet effects.
  4. 4Contrast between CON and all clay treatments within challenge treatments.
  5. 5Log10 CFU/g of lymph node.