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Table 2 Effect of probiotics dietary supplementation on blood biochemical constituents (mean ± SE) of NZW rabbits

From: Probiotics role of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Bacillus subtilis in improving the health status of rabbits’ gastrointestinal tract

Item Experimental groups
R1 R2 R3 R4
Total proteins, g/dl 6.04b ± 0.05 7.01a ± 0.09 6.97a ± 0.02 6.93a ± 0.03
Albumin, g/dl 3.05b ± 0.08 3.38a ± 0.03 3.41a ± 0.03 3.43a ± 0.02
Globulin, g/dl 2.99b ± 0.03 3.63a ± 0.03 3.56a ± 0.04 3.50a ± 0.06
Creatinine, mg/dl 0.78 ± 0.02 0.77 ± 0.03 0.78 ± 0.01 0.76 ± 0.03
Urea, mg/dl 41.49a ± 0.56 39.96b ± 0.32 39.27b ± 0.50 39.47b ± 0.49
Triglycerides, mg/dl 182.67a ± 6.17 157.67b ± 5.24 154.00b ± 5.57 139.67b ± 6.36
Cholesterol, mg/dl 132.67a ± 5.81 111.67b ± 4.06 105.00b ± 6.66 96.67b ± 3.48
AST, IU/L 29.29 ± 0.66 29.11 ± 0.50 28.86 ± 0.31 28.74 ± 0.17
ALT, IU/L 19.41 ± 0.49 19.01 ± 0.36 19.03 ± 0.26 18.73 ± 0.49
  1. R1: control; R2: 0.1% S. cerevisiae; R3: 0.1% B. subtilis; R4: 0.05% S. cerevisiae + 0.05% B. subtilis
  2. a, b and c: means in the same row with different superscripts are significantly different at (P ≤ 0.05)