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Table 3 Flock details

From: Ovine Enzootic Abortion (OEA): a comparison of antibody responses in vaccinated and naturally-infected swiss sheep over a two year period

Flock Examination dates Average no. sheep Sheep tested all 4 times Flock history OEA status1 Vaccination with live vaccine
A spring & autumn 2005/2006 54 15 chlamydial abortions in autumn 2004 positive 15 sheep (spring 2005)
B spring & autumn 2005/2006 48 26 chlamydial abortion outbreak nearby in 2003 negative 14 sheep (spring 2003), no vaccination booster
C spring & autumn 2005/2006 452 173 chlamydial abortions (positive control) positive no
D spring & autumn 2005/2006 105 63 no abortions (negative control) negative no
E spring & autumn 2005/2006 118 63 chlamydial abortions in the past positive 13 sheep (winter 2005)
  1. 1OEA = ovine enzootic abortion
  2. 2Average no. goats: 11
  3. 3Goats tested all 4 times: 4