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Table 6 Compilation of the PCR, sequencing, and microarray results from the rectal 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 rectal swabs species-specific RT PCR sequencing CHOMP DNA microarray ps pc ab m  
1 1/11 7/11 8/11 8/11 - 1/11 1 - - 7 ab,ps,pc
2 0/11 2/11 2/11 1/11 2/11 - 1 - - 1 ps,pc
3 1/11 2/11 3/11 3/11 1/11 - 1 - - 2 ab,ps
4 3/11 0/11 3/11 3/11 - 1/11 - - 1 2 ab,ps
5 7/11 0/11 7/11 7/11 - 1/11 - - 2 5 ab,ps,pc
6 3/11 0/11 3/11 3/11 - - - 3 - - pc
7 0/11 1/11 1/11 1/11 - - 1 - - - ps
8 1/11 1/11 1/11 1/11 - - - 1 - - pc
9 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
10 0/11 1/11 1/11 1/11 - - - - 1 - ab
11 0/11 2/11 2/11 2/11 - - - - 1 1 ab,pc
12 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
14 1/11 0/11 1/11 1/11 - - - 1 - - pc
15 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
16 1/11 3/11 4/11 3/11 1/11 - - 1 3 - ab,pc
17 9/11 1/11 11/11 11/11 - - - - 4 7 ab,pc
18 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
20 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
21 0/11 1/11 1/11 1/11 - - - 1 - - pc
22 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
23 0/11 2/11 3/11 1/11 - - - - 3 - ab
24 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
25 1/11 1/11 2/11 2/11 - - - 2 - - pc
26 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
27 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
29 1/11 0/11 1/11 1/11 - - - 1 - - pc
32 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
33 2/11 3/11 4/11 3/11 1/11 - - - 4 - ab
34 0/11 1/11 1/11 1/11 - - - - 1 - ab
35 0/11 2/11 2/11 1/11 1/11 - - - 2 - ab
37 1/11 0/11 1/11 1/11 - - - 1 - - pc
40 neg. - 0/11 - - - - - - - -
  1. §0 = ct > 38; ab: $C. abortus; ps: C. psittaci; pc: C. pecorum; m: mixed infection;
  2. - : not determined; neg.: negative;