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Table 2 Gross pathology and molecular detection of sacculus rotundus and vermiform appendix from analyzed slaughtered rabbits

From: Detection of Mycobacterium avium subspecies in the gut associated lymphoid tissue of slaughtered rabbits

   Gross pathology Molecular detection
  Tissues (n) Animals (n (%)) Animals (n (%)) Identity
Young rabbits SR (48) 2a (11.1) 3 (4.2) Maa/Mas
   1 (2.0) Mah
VA (48) 1 (5.5) 7 (14.6) Maa/Mas
Breeding rabbits SR (18) 3b (16.6) 2 (11.1) Maa/Mas
VA (18) 0 (0) 1 (5.5) Maa/Mas
  1. n: number of tissues or animals, %: percentage of positive results, SR: sacculus rotundus, VA: vermiform appendix, Maa: M. avium subsp. avium, Mas: M. avium subsp silvaticum, Mah: M. avium subsp hominissuis aLesions spread to the ileum in both animals, bLesions spread to the ileum in one animal