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Table 1 The average number of somatic cells and lactose content in groups of animals

From: Expression patterns of β-defensin and cathelicidin genes in parenchyma of bovine mammary gland infected with coagulase-positive or coagulase-negative Staphylococci

Group N Trait
SCC Lactose [%]
Mean SD Mean SD
CoPS1/2 14 3052 2089 3.97 0.98
CoPS3/4 14 7014 3443 3.63 0.83
CoNS1/2 7 447 403 4.67 0.12
CoNS3/4 9 3924 3091 4.08 1.12
H1/2 9 47 20 4.50 0.26
H3/4 9 550 183 4.41 0.42
  1. SCC - somatic cell count.
  2. SD - Standard deviation.
  3. CoPS1/2 - coagulase-positive Staphyloccoci infected cows in 1st and 2nd lactations.
  4. CoPS3/4 - coagulase-positive Staphyloccoci infected cows in 3rd and 4th lactations.
  5. CoNS1/2 - coagulase-negative Staphyloccoci infected cows in 1st and 2nd lactations.
  6. CoNS1/2 - coagulase-negative Staphyloccoci infected cows in 3rd and 4th lactations.
  7. H1/2 - pathogen-free cows in 1st and 2nd lactations.
  8. H3/4 - pathogen-free cows in 3rd and 4th lactations.