TABLE 2

Prevalence, duration, and severity of rotavirus-induced diarrhea in the mouse pup model

OrganismNo. of animalsPrevalence of diarrhea (max %)Mean duration ± SE (day)Mean severity score ± SE
L. casei BL238751.625 ± 0.4202.625 ± 0.730
L. rhamnosus GG (NCC 3003)933.330.556 ± 0.2421.000 ± 0.408
L. rhamnosus GG (UT)837.50.750 ± 0.2501.125 ± 0.398
L. rhamnosus GG (EM233)911.11a0.222 ± 0.222b0.333 ± 0.333b
  • a P < 0.05 versus L. casei group by Fisher's test.

  • b P < 0.05 versus L. casei group by Kruskal-Wallis and Dunn's test.