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Table 5 The effects of dietary nucleotide supplementation on fecal microflora of weaned pigs (Exp. 1)a

From: Response to an Escherichia coli K88 oral challenge and productivity of weanling pigs receiving a dietary nucleotides supplement

Item, log10cfu/g CON R150 R220 R275 SEMb Contrastc
1 2 3
Lactobacillus 6.83 7.08 7.24 7.30 0.14 0.02 0.26 0.76
E. coli 6.54 6.13 5.83 5.41 0.17 0.001 0.01 0.76
  1. aAbbreviation: CON basal diet, R150 basal diet + nucleotides 150 mg/kg, R220 basal diet + nucleotides 220 mg/kg, R275 basal diet + nucleotides 275 mg/kg
  2. bStandard error mean
  3. cContrast: 1) CON vs. mean of nucleotide groups; 2) R150 vs. R275; 3) R220 vs. mean of R150 and R275