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Table 3 Major acute phase protein of pigs (Pig-MAP) serum concentration in pigs during lactation, nursery, and growing-finishing phases, mg/mL1

From: Influence of sows’ parity on performance and humoral immune response of the offspring

Gestation Multiparous (MP) Primiparous (PP) SEM2 P-value
Lactation MP PP MP PP (n = 15) Gestation Lactation Interaction
d of age
14 0.45 0.77 0.77 0.76 0.093 0.095 0.096 0.083
28 0.93 1.12 0.80 0.77 0.170 0.174 0.646 0.513
40 0.74 1.12 0.75 0.91 0.146 0.500 0.070 0.455
60 0.58 0.88 0.69 0.73 0.101 0.837 0.089 0.210
90 1.02 0.88 0.72 1.17 0.198 0.960 0.432 0.137
116 0.50 0.52 0.51 1.14 0.182 0.088 0.077 0.098
144 0.59 0.64 0.79 0.68 0.082 0.143 0.4 0.309
  1. 1Gestation indicates the type of sow piglets were born from and lactation indicates the type of sow which suckled the piglets, defined as multiparous sows (from 3 to 5 parities) and primiparous sows
  2. 2SEM: standard error of the mean