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Table 1 Statistical data of liver histology scores and laboratory values, comparison between the different groups of guinea pigs (aranked data). See Additional file 1 for descriptive statistics

From: Development, diagnosis and therapy of ketosis in non-gravid and non-lactating Guinea pigs

 GenderObesity status (slim/obese)TherapyInteraction
 F (P)
Lipidosis scorea0.203 (0.656)0.799 (0.381)0.203 (0.656)gender X therapy:
4.536 (0.045)
Degeneration scorea2.031 (0.168)137.296 (< 0.001)4.619 (0.043)therapy X obesity status:
7.427 (0.012)
Glycogen content scorea4.409 (0.047)98.130 (< 0.001)10.423 (0.004)therapy X obesity status:
4.521 (0.045)
Total Liver damage scorea0.826 (0.373)34.760 (< 0.001)2.053 (0.165)
Bile acids2.981 (0.099)5.366 (0.031)10.646 (0.004)gender X therapy:
7.885 (0.011)
ALTa2.222 (0.150)1.379 (0.252)5.186 (0.032)
  1. Significant effects are highlighted in boldface