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Table 1 Brief history of outbreaks and outcome of different diagnostic assays

From: Genetic analysis of peste des petits ruminants virus from Pakistan

Place of sampling in district Okara Clinical findings Animals sampled/total animals in the herd Real-time PCR (positive/total) Conventional PCR for N gene (positive/total)
Chak 48/2-L High fever (105–107 F), nasal discharges, sneezing, coughing, sticking of mucus to nostrils, erosions in the oral mucosa. Severe diarrhea and then drop in temperature after start of the diarrhea. Death nearly 5–10 days after start of disease 8/35 3/8 1/8
Chak 54/2-L Fever (104-105 F), nasal discharges, sneezing, coughing, sticking of mucus to nostrils, erosive ulcerative stomatitis, diarrhea 3/27 3/3 1/3
Chak 1/4-L Fever (104-105 F), nasal discharge, sneezing, coughing, necrotic stomatitis, severe diarrhea 9/39 5/9 2/9
Chak 31/2-L Body temperature (105–107 F), weakness, nasal and lacrimal discharges, sneezing, coughing, erosive lesions in the oral cavity, severe diarrhea 4/50 3/4 1/4
Chak 24/2-R Fever (104-105 F), purulent nasal discharges, coughing, erosive ulcerative stomatitis, diarrhea 8/41 3/8 3/8