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Table 1 Number of foals with diarrhoea, duration of diarrhoea (days) and faecal score in placebo ( n= 8), low dosage ( n= 7), and high dosage ( n= 10) during period of oral supplementation with Bacillus cereus var. toyoi (days 1 to 58 of life), data expressed as numbers, median, 25 and 75% quartile

From: Development of intestinal microflora and occurrence of diarrhoea in sucking foals: effects of Bacillus cereus var. toyoi supplementation

Item Placebo Low dosage High dosage P-value
Number of foals with diarrhoea (n)
  7/8 5/7 10/10 >0.05
Duration of diarrhoea (days)
25% quartile 2 2 2.8 0.7072
Median 2.5 10 3.5
75% quartile 5.3 11 4.8
Faecal score
25% quartile 3 2 2 0.132
Median 3 3 3
75% quartile 3 6 5