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Table 2 Results of the univariable approach for the 200 FCV-suspect and the 100 healthy cats

From: Feline calicivirus and other respiratory pathogens in cats with Feline calicivirus-related symptoms and in clinically healthy cats in Switzerland

Parameter FCV-suspect cats (n = 200) Healthy cats (n = 100)
  p-value Odds ratio Lower 95 % CIa Upper 95 % CIa p-value Odds ratio Lower 95 % CIa Upper 95 % CIa
Age 0.12     0.70    
Sex 0.38     0.51    
Intact reproductive status 0.02 2.02 1.13 3.62 0.02 12.52 1.48 106.20
Pedigree 0.87     0.28    
Multi-cat household 0.09 1.76 0.92 3.37 0.17    
Group housing with ≥ 4 cats 0.008 2.63 1.29 5.37 <0.001 26.33 4.61 150.42
Outdoor access 0.19     0.23    
Vaccinated 0.03 0.48 0.24 0.94 0.57    
Primary Immunizationb 0.03 0.49 0.26 0.92 0.83    
Immunosuppressive therapy 0.40     1.00    
Antibiotic therapy 0.26     0.99    
Antivirale therapy 0.51     NAc    
M. felis positived 0.02 2.03 1.15 3.59 0.06 4.23 0.94 18.99
FHV-1 positived 0.78     0.99    
C. felis positived 0.27     0.99    
B. bronchiseptica positived 0.74     0.99    
  1. Parameters significantly associated with FCV infection are shown in bold. Odds ratios and confidence intervals are given for p < 0.1
  2. aCI = Confidence interval . bPrimary immunization was defined as two subsequent vaccinations within 2 to 6 weeks with the same vaccine strain. cNot applicable. dPositive by real-time qPCR/RT-qPCR