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Table 5 Effects of dietary B. subtilis supplementation on intestinal morphology of piglets

From: Effects of Bacillus subtilis on growth performance, serum parameters, digestive enzyme, intestinal morphology, and colonic microbiota in piglets

  Items CTR ABT PBT SEM P-value
Duodenum Villus height 197.07 180.33 197.82 11.64 0.49
Crypt depth 230.76 216.29 203.30 13.28 0.53
V/C 0.92 0.84 0.98 0.06 0.16
Jejunum Villus height 169.19 156.93 170.22 10.25 0.78
Crypt depth 154.34 144.36 163.07 9.55 0.46
V/C 1.11 1.12 1.06 0.07 0.71
Ileum Villus height 106.34b 130.55a, b 141.26a 9.27 0.04
Crypt depth 148.59 129.42 140.11 9.8 0.41
V/C 0.74b 1.07a 1.04a 0.08 0.04
  1. V/C villus height/crypt depth ratio