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Table 4 Association of clinical signs with FCV infection in the 200 FCV-suspect cats

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

Clinical signs Number of FCV-suspect cats Number of FCV-positive cats Number of FCV-negative cats Odds ratios Lower 95 % CIa Upper 95 % CIa
(n = 200) (n = 89) (n = 111)
Gingivitis 103 62 41 3.89 2.08 7.43
Stomatitis 59 43 16 5.50 2.71 11.64
Caudal stomatitis 61 40 21 3.48 1.78 6.95
Salivation 38 30 8 6.48 2.69 17.47
Oral ulceration 23 18 5 5.33 1.80 19.22
Lingual ulceration 20 15 5 4.27 1.40 15.67
Nasal discharge 112 38 74 0.37 0.20 0.69
Ocular discharge 102 34 68 0.39 0.21 0.72
Sneezing 84 27 57 0.41 0.22 0.77
Keratitis 10 3 7 0.52 0.08 2.36
Conjunctivitis 93 39 54 0.82 0.45 1.50
Anorexia 49 23 26 1.14 0.56 2.29
Apathy 47 21 26 1.01 0.49 2.05
Elevated body temperature 29 14 15 1.19 0.50 2.84
Lameness 7 5 2 3.23 0.51 34.67
Skin ulcerations 6 4 2 2.55 0.36 28.85
Joint swelling 2 2 0 6.37 0.30 134.5
Cutaneous edema 2 1 1 1.25 0.08 20.28
  1. Significant associations are shown in bold
  2. aCI = confidence interval