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Table 1 Faecal shedding of MAP before and after oral inoculation and shedding category of animal

From: Characterization of a caprine model for the subclinical initial phase of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection

Group Animal No. Week p. i. Shedding category a)
-3 1 6 10 14 18 22 26 30 34 38 42 44 46
K1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2 - - co. - - - - - - - - #    -
3 - n.a. - - - - - - - - - - - - -
4 - - co. - - - - - - - - - - - -
5 - - co. - - - - - - - - - - - -
6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
V1 7 - - X X X X X X - - - - - - 1
8 - - X X X X X X X X X X X X 3
9 - - X X X X X X X X X X X X 3
10 - - X X X X X X X X X X X X 3
11 - - X X X X X X X - - - - - 1
12 - - X X X X X X X - - - - - 1
13 - - X X X - - - - - X X X X 2
V2 14 - - X X X X X X - X - #    nd
15 - - X X - - X - - - - X - - 2
16 - - X X X X X X X - #     nd
17 - X X X X X X - - - - #    nd
18 - - X X X X X X - - - - - - 1
19 - - - X X X X X X X X X X X 3
20 - - X X - - - n.a. - - - #    nd
K2 21 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
22 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
23 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
24 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
25 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
26 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
V3 27 - X X X X X - - X X X X X X 2
28 - - X X X X X X X - - - - - 1
29 - X X X X X X - - - - - - # nd
30 - - X X X X X - - - - - X - 2
31 - - X X X - - - - - - - - - 1
32 - X X X X - X - - - - - - - 1
V4 33 - - X X X X X X - - X - X - 2
34 - - X X - - - - - - - X - - 2
35 - X X X X X X X X X X X X X 3
36 - - X X X - - - - X #     nd
37 - - X X X X X X X X X X X X 3
38 - - X X X X - - - - - - - - 1
39 - X X X - - - - - - - - - - 1
  1. a)Shedding category: 1 – stopping before 34 wpi; 2 – intermittent; 3 – continuously; X, positive faecal culture; n.a., not available; co., contaminated; #, animal no longer available (necropsy); nd, not defined.