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Table 5 Incidence and severity of diarrhea, and mortality in weaned pigs treated at Day 0 with POE-POP after 5 weeks of the experiment

From: Effect of polyoxyethylene and polyoxypropylene nonionic block copolymers on performance and recruitment of immune cell subsets in weaned pigs

Treatmenta No.of diarrheic pigs/total no.of pigs(%)b DSS ADS No.of dead pigs/total no.of pigs (%)
   Sum of DSSc % difference POE-POPvs.Saline ADS ratiod % difference POE-POPvs.Saline  
Saline 12/20 (60) 54 / 1.54 / 5/20 (25)
POE-POP 5/20 (25) 5 - 90.74 0.14 - 90.91 0/20 (0)
  1. aSingle p.o. application of 10 ml of either saline or POE-POP at Day 0; groups comprised 20 pigs each.
  2. bDuring 35 days of the experiment.cDSS: 0 = normal feces, 1 = soft feces, 2 = fluid feces or 3 = projectile diarrhea as summarized during 35 days of the experiment. dSum of DSS/35 days.