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Table 1 Summary of experimental treatments

From: Lipopolysaccharide immune stimulation but not β-mannanase supplementation affects maintenance energy requirements in young weaned pigs

  Experimental treatment
CONa ENZb ISSc
Diet Control Control + β-Mannanase Control + β-Mannanase
β-mannanase inclusion No Yes Yes
Challenge treatment Saline Saline E. coli LPS
  1. aControl treatment (CON) = pigs fed basal diet with no LPS (Escherichia coli serotype O55:B5) injection
  2. bEnzyme treatment (ENZ) = pigs fed enzyme diet (0.056% β-mannanase) with no LPS injection
  3. cImmune system stimulation treatment (ISS) = pigs fed enzyme diet (0.056% β-mannanase) with LPS injection