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Table 3 Trail designs

From: Experimental induction of necrotic enteritis with or without predisposing factors using netB positive Clostridium perfringens strains

Trial Na Groups Dietary factore Coccidia challenge C. perfringens challenge Sampling day
1 24 G1(CP(FJ6) (C8-1))b Day 14, 15, 16 Day 17(D1)g, 19(D3)h, 23
24 G2(E.n(G))c Day 09
24 G3(CTL)d
2 24 G4(CP(FJ6) (C8-1)) +f Day 15,16,17,18 Day 19 (D1), 21(D3), 23
24 G5(E.n(G)) + Day 10
24 G6(CP(FJ6) (C8-1) + E.n(G)) + Day 10 Day 15,16,17,18
24 G7(CTL) +
  1. aN: number of chickens
  2. bCP(FJ6) and (C8-1): C. perfringens type G strain (FJ6), (C8-1)
  3. cE.n(G)Eimeria necatrix Guangdong strain
  4. dCTL: control group
  5. eDietary factor: maize-based diet containing 60% fishmeal (1:1)
  6. fDay 08 onward till the end of trial
  7. gD1: 1 day after the last challenge of C. perfringens type G strain
  8. hD3: 3 days after the last challenge of C. perfringens type G strain