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Table 1 Distribution of M. bovis spoligotypes with respect to cattle breed, geographic origin of animal, prevailing management system and severity of pathologic lesions

From: Molecular characterization of Mycobacterium bovisisolates from Ethiopian cattle

  M. bovisspoligotypes
Factor Category SB1176 SB1517 SB0133 SB1518 SB1265 SB1468 SB0134 SB0912 SB1519 SB1520 SB1521 SB1522 Total [%]
Breed Local 8 1 3 - 1 1 - 1 - - 1 1 17 [50.0]
  Cross 1 1 1 - - - - 1 - 1 - - 5 [14.7]
  Exotic 5 1 1 1 - - 1 2 1 - - - 12 [35.3]
Origin Southern 1 1 1 - 1 - - - - - - - 4 [11.8]
  Addis Ababa 5 2 3 - - - 1 2 - 1 - - 14 [41.2]
  Central 8 - 1 1 - 1 - 2 1 - 1 1 16 [47.1
Management Small scale 6 - 1 - - 1 - 1 - - 1 1 11 [32.4]
  Private 3 2 2 - - - 1 2 - 1 - - 11 [32.4]
  Large scale 3 - 1 1 - - - 1 1 - - - 7 [20.6]
  Transhumance 2 1 1 - 1 - - - - - - - 5 [14.7]
Lesion severity Localized 8 - 2 1 - 1 - 1 1 - 1 1 16 [47.1]
  Disseminated 6 3 3 - 1 - 1 3 - 1 - - 18 [52.9]
  1. Fisher's exact test for breed = 0.77; Origin = 0.46; Management system = 0.87; TB severity = 0.35