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Table 2 General condition and lameness in Bernese Mountain dogs and control dogs at the first examination and after a median of 2.7 years.

From: Follow-up of Bernese Mountain dogs and other dogs with serologically diagnosed Borrelia burgdorferiinfection: What happens to seropositive animals?

    Bernese Mountain dogs (N = 53) Control dogs (N = 30)
    Result of B. burgdorferi serology at the first examination
    positive (N = 22) negative (N = 31) positive (N = 11) negative (N = 19)
General condition 1st ex. normal 21 31 11 18
   poor     
  2nd ex. normal 19 30 8 16
   poor 2 1 3 2
    [P = 0.5]* [P = 1.0] [P = 0.25] [P = 0.5]
Lameness 1st ex. no 21 30 10 15
   yes   1 1 3
  2nd ex. no 17 30 9 15
   yes 4 1 2 3
    [P = 0.125] [P = 1.0] [P = 1.0] [P = 1.0]
  1. ex. = examination
  2. *P resulting from comparison between first and second evaluation