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Table 3 Serum liver function of broiler chicken infected with E. coli and fed on agrimos® at 35 days (n = 5)

From: Impact of dietary Mannan-oligosaccharide and β-Glucan supplementation on growth, histopathology, E-coli colonization and hepatic transcripts of TNF-α and NF- ϰB of broiler challenged with E. coli O78

Groups
Parameters
Control noninfectedControl infectedAgrimos® noninfectedAgrimos® infected
ALT (u/l)19.33 ± 0.88b26.33 ± 0.88a18.67 ± 0.88b20.67 ± 0.67b
AST (u/l)53.33 ± 1.76b92.67 ± 0.88a51.33 ± 0.88b52.67 ± 1.45b
Total protein (g/dl)2.27 ± 0.08b1.9 ± 0.06c2.9 ± 0.12a2.7 ± 0.11a
Albumin (g/dl)1.20 ± 0.02a0.47 ± 0.05b1.24 ± 0.03a1.21 ± 0.01a
Globulin (g/dl)1.06 ± 0.09b1.43 ± 0.01a1.66 ± 0.12a1.49 ± 0.11a
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± standard errors. Means in the same row (a-c) with different letters significantly differ at (p ≤ 0.05)
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