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Table 3 RHS-based distribution of pigs from different breeding lines into ranking quartiles on on day 20 post infection

From: A novel Respiratory Health Score (RHS) supports a role of acute lung damage and pig breed in the course of an Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniaeinfection

  1st quartile1) 2nd quartile2) 3rd quartile3) 4th quartile4)
German Landrace5) n = 18 21.1% 10.5% 31.6% 36.8%
Hampshire n = 11 45.5% 54.5% 0% 0%
Piétrain n = 16 13.4% 26.6% 33.4% 26.6%
  1. 1) RHS of 0.21 to 3.33; 2) RHS of 3.34 to 18.8; 3) RHS of 18.81 to 34.91; 4) RHS of 34.92 to 99.12; 5) Eleven German Landrace pigs died or were euthanized outside of days 4 and 20 and, therefore, were not included.