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Table 2 Effects of phages on nutrient digestibility in pigs

From: Bacteriophages as antimicrobial agents against major pathogens in swine: a review

Diets Dry matter Nitrogen Energy Crude protein References
BD1 0.774b 0.770b 0.766b   Yan et al. [15]
BD + 22 ppm tylosin 0.801a 0.784ab 0.792a  
BD + 0.025 % phage 0.793a 0.801a 0.778ab  
BD + 0.05 % phage 0.796a 0.792a 0.785ab  
BD 0.841   0.874 0.831 Kim et al.[16]
BD + 0.5 g/kg phage 0.846   0.875 0832
BD + 1.0 g/kg phage 0.847   0.875 0.838
BD + 1.5 g/kg phage 0.852   0.879 0.845
  1. 1BD = Basal diet
  2. a,bMeans in the same column with different superscripts differ (P < 0.05)