Table 10.

Total anaerobic populations detected in fecal samples

SubjectTotal anaerobic population (log10 CFU/g)
Control period (n = 6)Test period (n = 6)Posttest period (n = 3)
110.58 (0.06)a10.15 (0.15)b10.40c
210.42 (0.13)10.53 (0.07)10.20 (0.05)
310.43 (0.11)10.12 (0.06)10.13 (0.16)
410.20 (0.11)10.03 (0.06)10.10 (0.20)
510.17 (0.09)10.67 (0.03)10.60 (0.05)
610.12 (0.14)9.82 (0.09)9.60 (0.15)
710.30 (0.05)10.22 (0.07)10.27 (0.03)
810.37 (0.18)10.25 (0.25)b10.50c
910.43 (0.22)10.07 (0.16)9.50 (0.15)
1010.43 (0.09)10.35 (0.08)10.60 (0.10)
  • a Mean (standard error of the mean).

  • b n = 2.

  • c n = 1.