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Table 8 Effect of C. butyricum (CB) supplementation on SCFA concentrations in colonic and cecal content of weaned pigs challenged with LPSa

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 CB × LPS
Colonic content, μmol/g
 Acetate 35.58 33.27 30.24 29.14 1.357 0.537 0.096 0.824
 Propionic acid 20.28 16.38 16.97 16.41 0.808 0.182 0.322 0.313
 Butyric acid 7.09 7.79 6.80 5.83 0.419 0.874 0.195 0.334
  1. aCON, 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