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Table 3 Effects of dietary treatment1 on Immunoglobulin A producing cells2 in tissue of piglets at different time points

From: Fermented rye with Agaricus subrufescens and mannan-rich hydrolysate based feed additive to modulate post-weaning piglet immune response

Tissue Day Treatment LSmeans SEM P-value
Jejunum 15 Control 13.6a 1.05  < 0.001
   FS 7.28b 1.00  
  30 Control 23.0a 1.60 0.009
   FS 17.3b 1.03  
  45 Control 26.0 3.00 0.544
   FS 23.5 2.72  
Ileum 15 Control 11.8a 0.896 0.001
   FS 6.62b 0.850  
  30 Control 20.2a 1.44 0.002
   FS 13.4b 1.02  
  45 Control 18.7 2.16 0.429
   FS 16.4 1.95  
Colon 15 Control 11.3 1.00 0.130
   FS 8.98 1.06  
  30 Control 19.7a 1.96 0.001
   FS 15.6b 0.91  
  45 Control 23.0a 1.31 0.012
   FS 17.9b 1.24  
  1. SEM = standard error of the mean
  2. a,bDifferent superscripts within a column indicate a significant difference (P < 0.05)
  3. 1Dietary treatment = additional Fysal Solute (FS) at 2 kg/ton
  4. 2Immunolabeled cells were counted in 10 non-overlapping consecutive high magnification fields of 25,000 μm