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Table 1 Quantitative analysis of microbial populations in conventional mice treated with or without alcohol utilizing the feces cultivation-dependent method (CFU/g of feces)

From: Comparing the effects of acute alcohol consumption in germ-free and conventional mice: the role of the gut microbiota

Selected media Selected microorganisms Experimental groups
   Control Ethanol
MacConkey Enterobacteria 1.7 x 108 ± 1745 1.9 x 109 ± 1500 (***)
Heart Infusion Broth with Azide Enterococcus 1.0 x 105 ± 0.68 4.0 x 108 ± 3986 (*)
Supplemented Blood Media (Cultivated in O 2 ) Total Aerobic Bacteria 5.6 x 108 ± 2534 2.6 x 109 ± 6699 (*)
Supplemented Blood Media (Cultivated in CO 2 ) Total Anaerobic Bacteria 6.4 x 108 ± 3640 2.1 x 109 ± 3987 (*)
MRS Lactic Acid Bacteria 4.9 x 108 ± 2593 2.7 x 109 ± 6071 (*)
  1. (The data represent the mean ± SEM, *p < 0.05; ***p < 0.001).
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