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Table 3 Results of bacterial and mycoplasmal cultures

From: Clinical-pathological findings of otitis media and media-interna in calves and (clinical) evaluation of a standardized therapeutic protocol

Bacterial colture results Affected Ears Respiratory tract
Swabs Lavages Swabs TBA
n = 28 n = 28 n = 22 n = 20
M. bovis 16 18 14 9
M. bovis and P. multocida 5 5 2 3
M. bovis and Streptococcus spp. 1 - 1 -
M. bovis and Staphylococcus spp. - 1 - -
M. bovis and P. multocida + Streptococcus spp. - - 1 -
M. bovis and Pseudomonas spp. - 1 - -
Mycoplasma spp. - - 2 1
P. multocida 1 - - -
No bacteria 4 1 1 7
Contaminated samples (not diagnostic) 1 2 1 -