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Table 7 Effect of C. butyricum (CB) supplementation on plasma cytokine concentrations of weaned pigs challenged with LPSc

From: Effects of dietary Clostridium butyricum supplementation on growth performance, intestinal development, and immune response of weaned piglets challenged with lipopolysaccharide

Items –LPS +LPS SEM P-value
CON CB CON CB CB LPS Time CB × LPS CB × Time LPS × Time CB × LPS × Time
IL-6, ng/L 0 h 222.99 204.67 220.53 208.16 3.511 0.235 0.064 0.268 0.303 0.391 0.418 0.480
2 h 209.61 200.82 239.33 216.21         
4 h 207.11 230.70 243.49 230.91         
Average 213.24 212.06 234.45 218.43         
TNF-α, ng/L 0 h 211.27 245.28 253.01 239.81 4.384 0.471 0.063 0.213 0.038 0.308 0.973 0.94
2 h 231.11 240.78 268.07 242.16         
4 h 250.86 246.20 282.36 243.80         
Average 231.08b 244.09ab 267.812a 241.92ab         
  1. a, bMeans in the same row with different superscript letters differ significantly (P < 0.05)
  2. cCON, piglets fed the basal diet; CB, piglets fed the basal diet supplemented with 0.4% C. butyricum preparation; −LPS, piglets not challenged with LPS; +LPS, piglets challenged with LPS