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Table 2 Histopathological analysis of granulomas in mesenteric lymph nodes

From: Field evaluation of the efficacy of Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccine against tuberculosis in goats

  Group
Parameter   BCG (N = 4) Control (N = 15)
No. (%) No. (%)
Capsule Absent 2 (50) 2 (13)
Partial 1 (25) 3 (20)
Complete 1 (25) 10 (67)
Necrosis Absence 2 (50) 2 (13)
Presence 2 (50) 13 (87)
Mineralization None 2 (50) 2 (13)
Low 0 (0) 9 (60)
High 2 (50) 4 (27)
No. of AFB None detected 3 (75) 3 (20)
1 1 (25) 3 (20)
2–5 0 (0) 5 (33)
>5 0 (0) 4 (27)
  1. AFB Acid fast bacilli