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Table 1 Log 10 CFU/g of C. perfringens in fecal samples and the positive proportion of toxin genes

From: The epidemiology of Clostridium perfringens type A on Ontario swine farms, with special reference to cpb2-positive isolates

  Log10(CFU/g) Percentage of positive samples Total No. of Samples
  Mean ± SD Cpb2 Atyp-cpb2  
Suckling pigs 5.0 ± 1.70 77 44 57
Lactating Sows 4.0 ± 1.86 26 16 57
Gestating Sows 4.3 ± 1.85 5 0 37
Weanling pigs 1.3 ± 1.87 18 7 44
Grower-finisher pigs 0.6 ± 1.24 2 5 99
Manure Pit 2.7 ± 1.82 27 17 60
Total 2.7 ± 2.38 25 15 354