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Table 1 Statistics of longitudinal analysis of experimental and temporal effects on innate immune function

From: Microbial environment shapes immune function and cloacal microbiota dynamics in zebra finches Taeniopygia guttata

Response Predictor Df a F P
Agglutination (titer) Experimental treatment 1, 41 0.03 0.87
Sampling moment 3, 125 0.79 0.50
Interaction 3, 125 0.22 0.88
[IgY] (absorbance) Experimental treatment 1, 44 5.15 0.028
Sampling moment 3, 129 4.12 0.008
Interaction 3, 129 1.60 0.19
    z P
Lytic activity (probability) b Experimental treatment 1 −0.71 0.48
Time (days) 1 −2.61 0.009
Interaction 1 1.80 0.07
    F P
[Haptoglobin] (mg ml−1) Experimental treatment 1, 44 0.19 0.66
Sampling moment 3, 127 6.20 < 0.001
Interaction 3, 127 0.40 0.76
  1. aDenominator degrees of freedom based on Satterthwaite approximation
  2. bNo detected lysis titers at sampling moment 3 and 4 inhibited evaluation of differences among sampling moment categories; a logit link GLMM with continuous temporal predictor was fitted instead