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Table 2 Amount of sulfadiazine in μg/mg sedimentation dust at 5 localizations on 4 days

From: The effect of miscellaneous oral dosage forms on the environmental pollution of sulfonamides in pig holdings

Localization Treatment μg sulfadiazine per mg sedimentation dust
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
1: Distance to the tub 2 m, height 2.10 m Powder 2.5 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ
5.0 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ
25 mg/kg BW 0.8 1.2 1.1 1.3
Pellets 25 mg/kg BW < LOQ** < LOQ** < LOQ** < LOQ**
Granula 25 mg/kg BW < LOQ** < LOQ** < LOQ** < LOQ**
Sentinels untreated 1.3 1.9 1.0 1.1
2: Distance to the tub 0 m, height 1.40 m Powder 2.5 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ
5.0 mg/kg BW < LOQ 0.3 0.2 0.4
25 mg/kg BW 0.6 1.3 1.8 1.7
Pellets 25 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ* < LOQ*
Granula 25 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ* < LOQ*
Sentinels untreated 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4
3: Distance to the tub 2 m, height 1.40 m Powder 2.5 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ
5.0 mg/kg BW < LOQ n.d. 0.1 0.1
25 mg/kg BW 0.2 0.5 0.7 0.8
Pellets 25 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ* < LOQ*
Granula 25 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ* < LOQ*
Sentinels untreated 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.6
4: Distance to the tub 0.6 m, height 0 m Powder 2.5 mg/kg BW n.d. < LOQ < LOQ n.d.
5.0 mg/kg BW 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1
25 mg/kg BW 0.2 0.5 0.7 0.5
Pellets 25 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ* < LOQ
Granula 25 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ* < LOQ
Sentinels untreated 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.8
5: Distance to the tub 2.5 m, height 1.10 m Powder 2.5 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ
5.0 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ 0.1
25 mg/kg BW 0.2 n.d. 0.9 2.8
Pellets 25 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ
Granula 25 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ
Sentinels untreated 0.9 1.1 1.0 1.0
  1. BW body weight, LOQ limit of quantification; * = p < 0.05 (vs. pellets), ** = p < 0.01 (vs. pellets)