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Table 1 Summary of infection and treatment results from piglets

From: Emergency vaccination alleviates highly pathogenic porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection after contact exposure

  Scores of clinical signs of each pig Scores of pathological lesions of each pig***
Groups Morbidity* Mortality** 3dpi 5dpi 7dpi 14dpi 21dpi 1# 2# 3# 4# 5# Mean ± SD
Group1 5/5 3/5 1.6 2.2 3.2 4.5 3.2 8 12 9 12 12 10.6±1.83a
Group2 5/5 2/5 1 2 2.4 3 2.25 7 8 12 12 7 9.2±2..4a
Group3 3/5 0/5 0 1.4 0.4 3.2 1.6 5 7 4 9 7 6.40±1.58b
Group4 0/5 0/5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1.00±0.89c
  1. * indicates numbers of ill pigs/total numbers of pigs within a group;
  2. ** indicates numbers of died pigs/total numbers of pigs within a group;
  3. *** indicates mean scores of the clinical signs of living pigs;
  4. # labels the ear number of pigs within one group;
  5. The different labeled letter “a,b,c” in the last line indicates significant difference between different groups (P < 0.05).