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Table 7 Effect of clays on relative amounts of sulfo- and sialomucin area 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
Ileum               
Sulfo5 44.31 37.59 32.86 37.95 31.28 32.31 37.38 37.10 5.80 0.52 0.97 0.73 0.37 0.65
Sialo6 55.69 62.41 67.14 62.05 68.62 67.69 62.62 62.90 5.80 0.52 0.97 0.73 0.37 0.65
Colon               
Sulfo 92.39 92.74 95.09 94.96 93.37 90.49 87.60 94.29 1.57 0.14 0.43 0.26 0.45 0.33
Sialo 7.61 7.26 4.91 5.03 6.63 9.51 12.40 5.71 1.57 0.14 0.43 0.26 0.45 0.33
  1. 1n = 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. 5Sulfo = % of total sulfo- and sialomucin area that is sulfamucin.
  6. 6Sialo = % of total sulfo- and sialomucin area that is sialomucin.