Table 3.

Total aerobic populations detected in fecal samples

SubjectTotal aerobic population (log10 CFU/g)
Control period (n = 6)Test period (n = 6)Posttest period (n = 3)
17.3 (0.1)a6.8 (0.0)b7.7c
26.6 (0.2)6.4 (0.1)6.2 (0.2)
37.5 (0.1)7.0 (0.3)7.6 (0.3)
47.2 (0.2)6.8 (0.2)7.0 (0.2)
57.6 (0.3)8.2 (0.2)7.2 (0.5)
66.8 (0.2)6.8 (0.5)7.1 (0.1)
76.6 (0.1)6.8 (0.1)7.0 (0.2)
87.4 (0.1)7.8 (0.4)b7.6c
97.1 (0.1)7.7 (0.3)7.4 (0.1)
107.7 (0.2)7.7 (0.1)7.7 (0.1)
  • a Mean (standard error of the mean).

  • b n = 2.

  • c n = 3.