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Table 3 Ruminal pH and LPS content in rumen samples and in plasma samples from the lacteal artery and vein

From: Rumen-derived lipopolysaccharide enhances the expression of lingual antimicrobial peptide in mammary glands of dairy cows fed a high-concentrate diet

Item Treatment SEM p value
LCD HCD
Mean pH value 6.02 5.90 0.03 0.03
Time < pH 5.6, h/d 1.65 3.72 0.50 0.01
LPS in rumen, kEU/mL 47.17 79.04 7.94 <0.01
LPS in plasma of lacteal artery, EU/mL 0.47 0.86 0.06 <0.01
LPS in plasma of lacteal vein, EU/mL 0.12 0.27 0.03 <0.01