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Table 9 Effect of C. butyricum (CB) supplementation on alpha diversity of microbial community in colonic content of piglets 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 CON CB × LPS
Observed-species 731.67 801.00 751.17 801.50 15.849 0.074 0.756 0.767
Shannon 6.888 7.145 6.828 7.134 0.125 0.274 0.889 0.924
Simpson 0.976 0.980 0.966 0.980 0.004 0.307 0.519 0.556
Chao1 822.53 853.28 803.84 857.06 16.771 0.225 0.826 0.741
ACE 809.26 868.06 809.00 865.86 16.099 0.088 0.97 0.976
Goods-coverage 0.998 0.998 0.988 0.998 0.000 0.329 0.329 0.329
  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