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Table 1 Proportion of EHV-4 nucleic acid qPCR-positive nasal swabs obtained from 90 Thoroughbreds at an auction sale

From: Detection of equine herpesvirus-4 and physiological stress patterns in young Thoroughbreds consigned to a South African auction sale

Farm of consignment Province of origin Consigned horses (n) Sample dates (August 2013)
8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15a 16a
1 Western Cape 13   0/13 1/8 0/9 0/9 0/9 0/9 0/12 0/5
2 Western Cape 9   0/9 2/5 0/5 0/5 0/6 1/7 1/8 1/5
3 Western Cape 8 0/8 0/5 0/5 0/5 1/6 1/7 1/7 1/8 1/5
4 Eastern Cape 13    1/13 0/4 0/4 0/7 0/7 3/12 0/4
5 Eastern Cape 5    0/5 0/1 0/3 1/3 2/4 1/5 0/1
6 KwaZulu-Natal 10     0/10 0/0 1/3 0/5 0/8 0/3
7 KwaZulu-Natal 26   0/26 0/16 0/16 0/17 0/18 0/19 1/25 0/9
8 KwaZulu-Natal 6       0/6 0/1 0/6 0/2
Number (%) 90 0/8 (0) 0/53 (0) 4/52 (7.7) 0/50 (0) 1/44 (2.3) 3/59 (5.1) 4/59 (6.8) 7/84 (8.3) 2/34 (5.9)
  1. a = auction dates