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Table 1 Significant differences in alpha diversity indices in pairwise comparisons between treatments

From: Performance of distinct microbial based solutions in a Campylobacter infection challenge model in poultry

  Aviguard Bacitracin Bacitracin_Control CEL Probiotic_Bacteria Probiotic_Yeast Untreated
30-day samples
Observed
Bacitracin **       
Bacitracin_Control *      
CEL ** **     
Probiotic_Bacteria *** ** *** **    
Probiotic_Yeast ** ** ***   
Untreated ** * ***  
Untreated_Control ** ** ** *** *** *** ***
Chao1
Bacitracin *       
Bacitracin_Control *      
CEL ** **     
Probiotic_Bacteria *** ** *** ***    
Probiotic_Yeast * ** ***   
Untreated * * * ***  
Untreated_Control ** *** ** *** *** *** ***
Shannon
Bacitracin **       
Bacitracin_Control ***      
CEL ***     
Probiotic_Bacteria *** *** *** ***    
Probiotic_Yeast *** **   
Untreated *** ** **  
Untreated_Control *** *** **
Simpson
Bacitracin **       
Bacitracin_Control ***      
CEL ***     
Probiotic_Bacteria *** ** ** **    
Probiotic_Yeast *** *   
Untreated *** * * **  
Untreated_Control ** **
39-day samples
Observed
Bacitracin ***       
Bacitracin_Control ***      
CEL *** *** ***     
Probiotic_Bacteria *** * *** ***    
Probiotic_Yeast *** *** ***   
Untreated ** *** * * *** ***  
Untreated_Control *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Chao1
Bacitracin ***       
Bacitracin_Control ***      
CEL *** *** **     
Probiotic_Bacteria *** * *** ***    
Probiotic_Yeast *** *** ***   
Untreated *** *** * * *** ***  
Untreated_Control *** *** ** *** *** *** ***
Shannon
Bacitracin **       
Bacitracin_Control * **      
CEL * **     
Probiotic_Bacteria ** *    
Probiotic_Yeast *** *** ***   
Untreated ** * ** - ***  
Untreated_Control ** * ** *** ***
Simpson
Bacitracin *       
Bacitracin_Control *      
CEL *     
Probiotic_Bacteria *    
Probiotic_Yeast ** ** **   
Untreated * * *  
Untreated_Control * ** *
  1. P-values were calculated using post-hoc pairwise Wilcoxon rank sum tests for four indices (Observed, Chao1, Shannon, Simpson). Samples are grouped by time point
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001