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Table 3 Amount of sulfadiazine per m3 air (aerosol) measured on 4 days during the experiment

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

Aerosol μg sulfadiazine per m3 air
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
Powder 2.5 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ < LOQ
5.0 mg/kg BW 0.1 < LOQ 0.3 0.4
25 mg/kg BW 2.7 8.0 5.7 3.2
Pellets 25 mg/kg BW < LOQ < LOQ* < LOQ 0.2
Granula 25 mg/kg BW < LOQ 0.2* 0.1 < LOQ
Sentinels untreated 1.6 1.2 0.3 0.4
  1. BW body weight, LOQ limit of quantification; * = p < 0.05 (vs. powder)