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Table 2 Effects of magnolol and honokil on immune organ index of broilers infected with S. pullorum

From: Supplemental magnolol or honokiol attenuates adverse effects in broilers infected with Salmonella pullorum by modulating mucosal gene expression and the gut microbiota

  CTL SP SPH SPM SEM P-value
d 14
 Liver weight, g 13.14 13.09 12.37 12.78 0.20 0.52
 Liver index 3.44 3.57 3.49 3.61 0.05 0.71
 Spleen weight, g 0.32b 0.47a 0.30b 0.36b 0.02 < 0.01
 Spleen index 0.08b 0.13a 0.08b 0.10b 0.005 < 0.01
 Bursa of Fabricus weight, g 0.77b 0.99a 0.77b 0.83b 0.03 0.03
 Bursa of Fabricus index 0.20b 0.27a 0.22b 0.23ab 0.01 0.02
d 21
 Liver weight, g 25.06 25.77 23.15 22.77 0.69 0.40
 Liver index 3.66 3.79 3.48 3.30 0.10 0.34
 Spleen weight, g 0.52 0.83 0.77 0.73 0.06 0.23
 Spleen index 0.08 0.12 0.12 0.11 0.01 0.27
 Bursa of Fabricus weight, g 1.70 1.94 1.70 1.54 0.07 0.35
 Bursa of Fabricus index 0.25 0.29 0.25 0.22 0.01 0.34
  1. All values are expressed as the means (n = 6). Means not sharing a common superscript letter within the same row differ significantly (P < 0.05)