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Table 9 Effect of bioactive on severity and length of E. coli K88 infection

From: Molecules produced by probiotics prevent enteric colibacillosis in pigs

  Treatment 1 (control) Treatment 2 (0.5× dose) Treatment 3 (1× dose) Treatment 4 (2× dose)
No. of pigs with a fecal score of 3 (indicating severe diarrhea) 9 1 6 2
Average number of days exhibiting symptoms 0.5721 0.0294 0.2353 0.100
Odds ratio of untreated pigs becoming sick compared with treatment group 2.862 1.381 2.142