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Table 3 Effects of the dietary essential oil preparation on the duodenal lesion scores and oocyst counts per gram of litter1

From: Role of oregano and Citrus species-based essential oil preparation for the control of coccidiosis in broiler chickens

Item Treatment2 SEM P-value
CON INFECT SAL EO
d 20
 Lesion score 0b 1.86a 1.71a 1.86a 0.233 <  0.001
Oocysts, log10 oocysts/g litter
 d 21 0b 2.97a 0b 2.87a 0.183 <  0.001
 d 35 0c 3.15a 2.82ab 2.77b 0.114 < 0.001
  1. 1Values represent the mean of 7 replicates per treatment (n = 7/treatment)
  2. 2CON Non-challenged naïve control, INFECT Challenged control, SAL Challenged/salinomycin-added diet, EO Challenged/essential oil-added diet, SEM Standard error of the means
  3. a-cMeans with different superscripted letters differ significantly (P < 0.05)