Skip to main content

Table 4 Effects of dietary treatment1 on immunoglobulin concentration in serum 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

Immunoglobulin day Treatment LS means SEM P-value
IgG (mg/mL) 15 Control 5.89 0.829  
   FS 6.45 0.586 0.595
  30 Control 6.74 0.554  
   FS 7.65 0.429 0.243
  45 Control 7.67a 0.785  
   FS 9.94b 0.453 0.047
IgE (ng/mL) 15 Control 22.4 1.73  
   FS 25.0 1.41 0.277
  30 Control 22.0 4.36  
   FS 31.7 3.08 0.110
  45 Control 25.6 5.00  
   FS 21.0 2.67 0.443
IgA (ug/mL) 15 Control 72.4a 7.66  
   FS 101b 6.85 0.026
  30 Control 97.1 8.87  
   FS 107 6.27 0.371
  45 Control 108 41.2  
   FS 106 22.0 0.964
IgM (ug/mL) 15 Control 62.3x 21.3  
   FS 119y 15.1 0.066
  30 Control 114 17.5  
   FS 153 12.3 0.110
  45 Control 111a 11.5  
   FS 151b 6.15 0.019
  1. SEM, standard error of the mean
  2. a,bDifferent superscripts within a column indicate a significant difference (P < 0.05)
  3. x,yDifferent superscripts within a column indicate a trend difference (P < 0.10)
  4. 1Dietary treatment = additional Fysal Solute (FS) at 2 kg/ton