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Title:Effects of Dietary Fiber on Neonatal Intestinal Development and Resistance to Salmonella Typhimurium Infection in Piglets
Author(s):Correa-Matos, Nancy J.
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Donovan, Sharon M.; Kelly A. Tappenden
Department / Program:Nutritional Sciences
Discipline:Nutritional Sciences
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Biology, Parasitology
Abstract:In summary, dietary fibers with different degrees of fermentability prevented S. typhimurium-infection-associated symptoms in piglets, maintained intestinal structure and function, enhanced innate and adapted immune response, and its addition to formula, could provide a cost-effective means to prevent and/or reduce bacterially-induced diarrheal diseases in neonates.
Issue Date:2006
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:174 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/84945
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3223571
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2006


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