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Table 1 Summary of clinical signs and diagnostic data across the 3 groups of piglets from the swine bioassay

From: An evaluation of a liquid antimicrobial (Sal CURB®) for reducing the risk of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus infection of naïve pigs during consumption of contaminated feed

  Treatment group (+) control group (−) control group
Days on test PCR Clinical signs PCR Clinical signs PCR Clinical signs
0 Neg Neg Neg Neg Neg Neg
1 Neg Neg Neg Neg Neg Neg
2 Neg Neg 19.98 Neg Neg Neg
3 Neg Neg 16.32/18.84 Diarrhea Neg Neg
4 Neg Neg 17.10 Diarrhea Neg Neg
5 Neg Neg 16.07/15.70/16.58 V & D Neg Neg
6 Neg Neg 22.13 V & D Neg Neg
7 Neg Neg 21.20 Diarrhea Neg Neg
8 Neg Neg 27.07 Neg Neg Neg
9 Neg Neg 20.48 Neg Neg Neg
10 Neg Neg 21.44 Neg Neg Neg
11 Neg Neg 20.48 Neg Neg Neg
12 Neg Neg 33.42 Neg Neg Neg
13 Neg Neg Neg Neg Neg Neg
14 Neg Neg 30.06 Neg Neg Neg
Necropsy GI Negative No lesions GI positive 5/5 pigs Lesions 5/5 pigs GI Negative No lesions
  1. Treatment group: Pigs fed PEDV positive/liquid antimicrobial treated feed.
  2. (+) control group: Pigs fed PEDV positive/saline treated feed.
  3. (−) control group: Pigs fed PEDV negative/saline treated feed.
  4. GI Negative: Small intestinal tracts negative by PCR & IHC.
  5. GI positive: Small intestinal tracts positive by PCR & IHC.
  6. Lesions: Histopathologic evidence of PEDV infection.
  7. DPI: Days post-ingestion of feed.
  8. V & D: vomiting & diarrhea.