Table 9.

Populations of yeasts in fecal samples

SubjectYeast population (log10cells/g)
Control period (n = 6)Test period (n = 6)Posttest period (n = 3)
1<2.0 (<2.0–2.0)a<2.0b (<2.0–<2.0)2.0c
2<2.0 (<2.0–<2.0)a<2.0 (<2.0–2.9)a<2.0 (<2.0–<2.0)a
32.4 (0.2)d2.8 (<2.0–4.8)a2.0 (<2.0–2.0)a
4<2.0 (<2.0–2.4)a2.0 (<2.0–3.7)a<2.0 (<2.0–2.0)a
52.7 (0.1)d3.1 (0.1)d2.8 (0.4)d
64.0 (0.1)d3.9 (0.1)d3.8 (0.2)d
73.4 (0.1)d3.5 (0.1)d3.4 (0.2)d
8<2.0 (<2.0–3.0)a<2.0 (<2.0–<2.0)a, b<2.0c
9<2.0 (<2.0–<2.0)a2.6 (<2.0–3.9)a<2.0 (<2.0–<2.0)a
10<2.0 (<2.0–2.0)a2.2 (<2.0–3.1)a<2.0 (<2.0–<2.0)a
  • a Median (range).

  • b n = 2.

  • c n = 1.

  • d Mean (standard error of the mean).