Table 2

Average GTT (h) and DOC (h) for participants with STT and LTT PRE- and POST-treatment1
All participants STT (n = 50) LTT (n = 15)
Synbiotic Control Synbiotic Control Synbiotic Control
GTT PRE 31.0 ± 16.6 29.8 ± 12.7 26.1 ± 4.1 24.4 ± 4.4 51.7 ± 28.7 47.8 ± 14.8
GTT POST 30.6 ± 18.3 31.1 ± 15.4 26.3 ± 8.2 26.7 ± 10.4 48.8 ± 33.9 45.7 ± 20.3
DOC PRE 50.4 ± 20.1 52.1 ± 22.9 44.6 ± 15.1 45.4 ± 13.4 71.4 ± 22.1 73.6 ± 32.9
DOC POST 52.8 ± 28.3 51.5 ± 22.0 44.7 ± 14.9 46.3 ± 15.9 82.0 ± 43.5 68.2 ± 30.1

Abbreviations: GTT gastrointestinal transit time, DOC duration of colour, STT short gastrointestinal transit time, LTT long gastrointestinal transit time, PRE pre-treatment, POST post-treatment.

1 Mean ± SD.

Tulk et al.

Tulk et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:87   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-87

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