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Table 1 Disease activity index score

From: Lactobacillus paracasei R3 protects against dextran sulfate sodium (DSS)-induced colitis in mice via regulating Th17/Treg cell balance

Score Weight loss Stool cinsistency Gross bleeding
0 None Normal Negative
1 1–5%   
2 6–10% Losse stool Haemoccult
3 11–15%   
4 > 15% Diarrhea Bleeding(visible)
  1. The disease activity index = (combined score of weight loss, stool consistency and bleeding)/3