fecal concentration

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fecal concentration

preparation using centrifugation and either flotation or sedimentation methods to separate parasitic elements from fecal debris.

fe·cal con·cen·tra·tion

(fē'kăl kon'sĕn-trā'shŭn)
Preparation using centrifugation and either flotation or sedimentation methods to separate parasitic elements from fecal debris.
Synonym(s): faecal concentration.
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In our study, faecal concentration of Lactobacillus was lower (p<0.
2010), and to decrease faecal concentrations of bacterial populations such as total coliform and Escherichia coli (Jacques and Newman, 1994; Ghosh and Mehla, 2012).
A higher dose than 7 g/d of MOS supplement may be necessary to decrease faecal concentrations of pathogenic bacteria and the occurrence of diarrhoea under the circumstances where the incidence of diarrhoea is high as observed in our study.
In animals, scFOS have been shown to reduce the faecal concentration of polyamines (such as putrescine).
In humans, scFOS were shown to increase faecal concentrations of primary bile acids while decreasing the concentration of secondary bile acids (Figure 3).
The Bama and Meishan pigs harboured significantly higher faecal concentrations of Firmicutes than the Erhualian and Duroc sows.