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Table 4 Chemical composition of brothsa and pig and calf sera: mean and standard deviation (SD) (n = 3 batches)a

From: Impact of growth matrix on pharmacodynamics of antimicrobial drugs for pig pneumonia pathogens

Matrix Total protein (g/L) Albumin (g/L) Globulin (g/L) Sodium (mmol/L) Potassium (mmol/L) Calcium (mmol/L) Magnesium (mmol/L) Chloride (mmol/L) Inorganic phosphorus
(mmol/L)
Urea (mmol/L) Creatinine (μmol/L) Glucose (mmol/L) Iron (μmol/L) Unsaturated Iron Binding Capacity (μmol/L)
Porcine serum 79.3 40.3 39.0 153 7.13 2.59 0.98 115 2.82 4.67 139 5.47 19.1 78.00
SD 2.20 0.17 2.03 4.4 0.06 0.14 0.09 8.96 0.61 3.35 5.5 0.84 0.15 0.36
Bovine serum 74.3 38.1 37.1 148 7.07 2.55 1.00 108 3.28 5.23 149 4.43 22.2 71.00
SD 3.65 2.11 1.31 15.4 1.04 0.55 0.17 7.55 0.98 0.60 9.9 0.29 0.61 0.43
MHB 3.23 0.00 3.23 125 2.49 0.13 0.23 99.23 2.55 0.93 61.3 2.57 9.47 -6.90
SD 0.12 0.00 0.12 0.2 0.01 0.02 0.00 0.32 0.03 0.06 2.31 0.06 0.15 0.44
CAMHB 4.10 0.07 4.03 127 2.87 5.21 4.20 117 2.96 2.97 83.3 2.57 9.53 -7.20
SD 0.44 0.06 0.46 11.5 0.21 2.14 1.68 5.29 0.34 0.64 2.08 0.25 0.17 1.24
CB 12.6 0.10 12.5 130 14.58 0.22 1.41 112 4.99 2.90 217 12.90 63.9 -56.50
SD 0.20 0.00 0.20 0.1 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.26 0.02 0.10 2.31 0.00 0.62 1.74
BHI 9.67 0.10 9.57 168 10.01 0.13 0.25 123 6.86 5.97 418 10.20 7.50 -3.17
SD 0.21 0.00 0.21 0.2 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.56 0.07 0.06 3.61 0.20 0.10 1.11
TSB 9.07 0.10 9.00 118 9.56 0.05 0.18 79.33 4.85 2.17 260 11.77 6.86 -2.20
SD 0.06 0.06 0.10 0.1 0.01 0.02 0.00 0.06 0.02 0.06 1.53 0.15 0.25 1.74
VFM 11.4 0.87 10.5 132 38.73 0.33 1.16 104 14.31 4.87 198 3.40 25.9 -3.00
SD 0.26 0.12 0.15 3.5 0.31 0.03 0.10 4.04 0.44 0.72 9.07 0.10 0.52 1.31
  1. aMueller Hinton Broth (MHB), Cation Adjusted Mueller Hinton Broth (CAMHB),, Veterinary Fastidious Medium (VFM), Columbia Broth supplemented with NAD (CB), Brain Heart Infusion broth (BHIB), Tryptic Soy broth (TSB) and Veterinary Fastidious Medium (VFM)