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Table 4 Serum metabolites according to SINS grades

From: Inflammation and necrosis syndrome is associated with alterations in blood and metabolism in pigs

Parameter Age group SINS low SINS med SINS high r P
Urea (g/dL) SP 34.05 ± 21.26 34.65 ± 24.98 35.31 ± 18.97 − 0.032 n.s.
WP 12.67 ± 7.38 9.25 ± 5.83 6.73 ± 4.92 − 0.327 < 0.001
FA 28.71 ± 7.21 30.69 ± 7.21 39.94 ± 2.40 0.262 0.008
Creatinine (g/dL) SP 0.56 ± 0.10 0.59 ± 0.21 0.58 ± 0.08 0.103 n.s.
WP 0.97 ± 0.20 0.96 ± 0.20 0.89 ± 0.18 − 0.085 n.s.
FA 1.86 ± 0.31 1.81 ± 0.13 1.92 ± 0.31 0.080 n.s.
Total Protein (g/dL) SP 6.36 ± 1.37 5.83 ± 1.18 5.70 ± 0.83 − 0.200 0.032
WP 4.43 ± 0.55 4.41 ± 0.74 4.24 ± 0.76 − 0.194 0.043
FA 7.98 ± 1.24 7.27 ± 0.52 7.55 ± 0.52 −0.135 n.s.
Albumin (g/dL) SP 1.18 ± 0.19 1.22 ± 0.40 1.16 ± 0.17 −0.065 n.s.
WP 2.69 ± 0.35 2.72 ± 0.389 2.80 ± 0.51 0.133 n.s.
FA 4.57 ± 0.64 4.26 ± 0.26 4.46 ± 0.40 −0.099 n.s.
Globulin (g/dL) SP 5.18 ± 1.28 4.62 ± 1.04 4.54 ± 0.75 −0.220 0.019
WP 1.74 ± 0.36 1.69 ± 0.53 1.45 ± 0.41 −0.336 < 0.001
FA 3.41 ± 0.77 3.02 ± 0.61 3.10 ± 0.36 −0.209 0.034
Glucose (mg/dL) SP 120.7 ± 25.0 117.6 ± 24.1 111.5 ± 20.0 −0.118 n.s.
WP 166.6 ± 38.6 154.0 ± 29.7 157.5 ± 36.8 −0.108 n.s.
FA 127.6 ± 45.6 133.7 ± 30.1 105.4 ± 26.3 0.093 n.s.
Bilirubin (mg/dL) SP 0.37 ± 0.23 0.38 ± 0.21 0.29 ± 0.24 − 0.112 n.s.
WP 0.12 ± 0.08 0.09 ± 0.05 0.06 ± 0.004 − 0.349 < 0.001
FA 0.24 ± 0.15 0.22 ± 0.10 0.30 ± 0.12 0.034 n.s.
Cholesterin (mg/dL) SP 106.3 ± 35.2 102.1 ± 30.2 105.2 ± 24.7 0.015 n.s.
WP 65.3 ± 14.3 64.2 ± 11.6 68.4 ± 11.2 0.136 n.s.
FA 103.6 ± 15.9 109.4 ± 12.4 121.0 ± 5.0 0.167 n.s.
Triglycerides (mg/dL) SP 165.4 ± 112 129.5 ± 96.3 172.4 ± 112 0.065 n.s.
WP 41.1 ± 11.4 38.5 ± 16.6 40.3 ± 14.9 0.014 n.s.
FA 64.8 ± 21.9 70.9 ± 24.5 113.8 ± 42.9 0.307 0.002
  1. SP suckling piglets, WP weaners, FA fatteners, r correlation coefficient for the respective parameters with the SINS scores, P significance of r, n.s. not significant