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Table 1 Metabolisable energy and main analytical constituents of the study diets. Nutrient values are displayed on an as fed and DM basis (%) and according to the diet’s energy density (g/1000 kcal)

From: Bromide toxicosis (bromism) secondary to a decreased chloride intake after dietary transition in a dog with idiopathic epilepsy: a case report

  Pet food A Pet food B
ME (kcal/kg)a 4079 (17.07 MJ/kg) 3835 (16.05 MJ/kg)
  % as fed (% DM basis) g/1000 kcal (g/MJ) % as fed (% DM basis) g/1000 kcal (g/MJ)
Crude protein 21 (23.2) 51.48 (12.30) 30 (32.8) 78.23 (18.70)
Crude fat 19 (21.0) 46.58 (11.13) 18 (19.7) 46.94 (11.22)
Crude fibre 1.1 (1.2) 2.70 (0.65) 3.5 (3.8) 9.13 (2.18)
Crude ash 6.1 (6.7) 14.95 (3.57) 8.5 (9.3) 22.16 (5.30)
NFE 43.3 (47.9) 106.15 (25.37) 31.5 (34.4) 82.14 (19.63)
Omega-3 0.95 (1.05) 2.33 (0.56) 2.8 (3.06) 7.30 (1.74)
Omega-6 4.46 (4.93) 10.93 (2.61) 1.6 (1.75) 4.17 (0.97)
Calcium 0.8 (0.88) 1.96 (0.47) 1.6 (1.75) 4.17 (0.97)
Phosphorus 0.6 (0.66) 1.47 (0.35) 1.2 (1.31) 3.13 (0.75)
Sodium 0.46b (0.51) 1.13 (0.27) 0.30b (0.33) 0.78 (0.19)
Chloride 0.78c (0.86) 1.91 (0.46) 0.39c (0.42) 1.01 (0.24)
  1. aPredicted by the National Research Council (2006) equation based upon crude fibre.
  2. bDetermined by flame atomic absorption spectrometry (laboratory Eurofins Analytics France, Nantes, France).
  3. cDetermined by potentiometric titration with silver nitrate (laboratory Eurofins Analytics France, Nantes, France).
  4. ME metabolisable energy; NFE nitrogen-free extract