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Table 7 Intensity of association between fecal bacteria load and lipid profiles and hepatic HMG CoA/Mevalonate ratio in the animals

From: Tissue dyslipidemia in salmonella-infected rats treated with amoxillin and pefloxacin

Parameters Correlation coefficient
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Weight change −0.609a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Plasma Cholesterol 0.456a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Plasma Triacylglycerols 0.485a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Plasma Phospholipid 0.414a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Plasma free fatty acids 0.485a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. HDL Cholesterol −0.485a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. LDL-VLDL Triacylglycerols 0.313b
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Erythrocyte Triacylglycerols −0.318b
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Liver Cholesterol 0.464a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Liver Triacylglycerols 0.546a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Liver Phospholipid 0.680a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Kidney Triacylglycerols 0.445a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Kidney Phospholipid 0.459a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Brain Triacylglycerols 0.785a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Brain Phospholipid 0.343b
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Spleen Phospholipid −0.419a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Heart Cholesterol 0.488a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Heart Phospholipid −0.415a
Fecal Bacteria load vs. Erythrocyte ghost Phospholipid 0.359b
Fecal Bacteria load vs. HMG CoA/Mevalonate −0.501a
  1. a Correlation is significant at p< 0.01.
  2. b Correlation is significant at p< 0.05.