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Table 4 Effect of dietary mannanoligosaccharide supplementation on peripheral lymphocyte subpopulations of dogs

From: Effect of dietary mannanoligosaccharide supplementation on nutrient digestibility, hindgut fermentation, immune response and antioxidant indices in dogs

Lymphocytes (%) Dietary groups Significance
CON MOS
CD3 81.73 ± 1.07 82.04 ± 0.97 NS
CD4+ 43.70a ± 0.29 45.64b ± 0.20 *
CD8+ 17.20 ± 0.31 16.00 ± 0.22 NS
CD4+:CD8+ 2.54a ± 0.06 2.85b ± 0.05 *
  1. CON control diet, MOS control diet + mannanoligosaccharide at 15 g/kg diet
  2. abMeans bearing different superscripts in a row differ significantly; *P < 0.05, NS non-significant; P > 0.05