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Table 5 Compilation of the PCR, sequencing, and microarray results from the vaginal swabs of the unvaccinated flocks

From: High frequency of chlamydial co-infections in clinically healthy sheep flocks

  Chlamydiaceae Chlamydiaceaespecies identification
  detection method [# positive vs. # tested sample] detection method [# positive vs. # tested sample] species detected$
flock # 23 S RT PCR§ nested PCR positive vaginal swabs species-specific RT PCR sequencing CHOMP microarray ps pc ab m  
1 2/11 2/11 3/11 3/11 1/11 1/11 2 - - 1 ab,ps
2 0/11 1/11 1/11 1/11 - - 1 - - - ps
3 1/11 1/11 2/11 2/11 - - 1 - - 1 ab,ps
4 0/11 1/11 1/11 0/11 1/11 - 1 - - - ps
5 6/11 3/11 9/11 9/11 - 1/11 - - 3 6 ab,ps
6 5/11 0/11 5/11 3/11 2/11 - 5 - - - ps
7 1/11 3/11 4/11 2/11 4#/11 - 3 - - - ps, su#
8 1/11 0/11 1/11 1/11 - - - - - 1 ab,ps
9 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
10 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
11 1/11 0/11 1/11 1/11 - 1/11 - - 1 - ab
12 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
14 1/11 0/11 1/11 1/11 - 1/11 - 1 - - pc
15 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
16 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
17 11/11 - 11/11 11/11 - - - - 11 - ab
18 0/11 1/11 1/11 0/11 1/11 - - - 1 - ab
20 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
21 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
22 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
23 1/11 - 1/11 1/11 - 1/11 - - 1 - ab
24 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
25 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
26 0/11 2/11 2/11 1/11 1/11 - - - 2 - ab
27 1/11 - 1/11 1/11 - - - - 1 - ab
29 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
32 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
33 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
34 6/11 0/11 6/11 6/11 - - - - 6 - ab
35 1/11 1/11 2/11 2/11 - 1/11 - - 2 - ab
37 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
40 1/11 - 1/11 1/11 - - - 1 - - pc
  1. §0 = ct > 38; ab: $C. abortus; ps: C. psittaci; pc: C. pecorum; su:#C. suis; m: mixed infection;
  2. - : not determined; neg.: negative;