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Table 3 Molecular analysis, gross pathology and histopathology results of animals with at least one positive result in any of the methods

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

MycMavMtc PCR Identity 16s rRNA gene sequencing Gross pathology Histopathology
Animal SR VA
E1.Y1 - - - Thermoactinomyceteae a - SR (0)/ VA (0)
E1.Y2 - + Maa/Mas NI VA SR (0)/ VA (0)
B1.B1 - - - Thermoactinomyceteae b - NA
B1.B2 - - - NI SR SR (0)/ VA (0)
E2.Y2 - - - NI SR/ILc/JEc SR (3)/ VA (0)/ IL (1)/ JE (0)
C1.Y2 + + Maa/Mas NI SR/ILc SR (0)d/ VA (1)/ IL (1)
C2.Y1 - + Maa/Mas NI - SR (1)/ VA (3)
C2.Y2 - + Maa/Mas NI - SR (0)/ VA (0)d
B2.Y2 - - - Thermoactinomyceteae a - SR (0)/ VA (0)
A1.Y2 - + Maa/Mas NI - NA
E3.Y1 - + Mah NI - NA
E3.Y2 - + Maa/Mas NI - NA
B7.Y1 - - - Thermoactinomyces sanguinis b - NA
B5.B1 + + Maa/Mas NI - NA
D2.Y2 + + Maa/Mas NI - NA
D2.B1 - - - NI SR/ILc SR (2)/ VA (0)/ IL (1)
D2.B2 + - Maa/Mas NI SR SR (2)/ VA (0)
D3.Y1 + - Maa/Mas NI - NA
  1. SR: sacculus rotundus, VA: vermiform appendix, IL: ileum, JE: jejunum, NI: no isolation. aIdentified from a colony isolated from sacculus rotundus, bIdentified from a colony isolated from vermiform appendix. cintestinal wall thickening, NA: Not analyzed. (0): Without lesions, (1): Reactive hyperplasia, (2) Unspecific granulomatous lesions (3): Granulomatous lesions,d: Ziehl Neelsen positive