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Table 4 Histological lesions in placentas from Coxiella burnetii, Chlamydiales and Leptospira spp. positive cases by real-time PCR

From: Neglected zoonotic agents in cattle abortion: tackling the difficult to grow bacteria

Sample ID Placentitis Necrosis Type of infiltrate Vasculitis Presence of ICBa Presence of ECBb IHC
pos C. burnetii (n = 13)
 12Ue0622 Moderate Moderate Mixed Yes Yes No Neg
 13Ue0536 Moderate Mild Mixed No No No Neg
 13Ue0858 Mild Moderate Mixed No Yes No Neg
 13Ue1008 Moderate Moderate Mixed Yes No No Neg
 13Ue1009 Moderate Moderate Mixed Yes No No Neg
 13Ue1414 Mild Mild Neutrophilic No Yes Yes Neg
 13Ue1488 Mild Moderate Neutrophilic No Yes Yes Neg
 13Ue1524 Mild Mild Mixed Yes Yes Yes Neg
 13Ue1644 No No No No No No Neg
 14A0076 Mild No Neutrophilic No No Yes Neg
 15A0086 Mild Moderate Mixed No Yes Yes Neg
 15A0101 Moderate Moderate Mixed No No Yes Neg
 15A0107 Severe Severe Mixed Yes Yes No Neg
pos Chlamydiales (n = 14)
 12Ue0622 Moderate Moderate Mixed Yes Yes No Neg
 12Ue1503 Mild Mild Mixed No No Yes Neg
 13Ue1009 Moderate Moderate Mixed Yes No No Neg
 15A0076 Moderate Moderate Mixed Yes Yes Yes Neg
 15A0078 Severe Moderate Mixed No No Yes Neg
 15A0080 Moderate Moderate Mixed No No Yes Neg
 15A0082 Severe Mild Mixed No No Yes Neg
 15A0093 Mild Moderate Mixed No No Yes Neg
 15A0104 Moderate Mild Mixed Yes No Yes Neg
 15A0107 Severe Severe Mixed Yes Yes No Neg
 15A0121 Mild Mild Mononuclear No No Yes Neg
 15A0122 Mild Moderate Neutrophilic No No Yes Neg
 15A0137 Severe Moderate Mixed Yes Yes Yes Neg
 15A0148 Moderate Moderate Mixed Yes No Yes Neg
pos Leptospira spp. (n = 5)
 12Ue1016 Severe Mild Mixed No No Yes Neg
 12Ue1185 Severe Mild Mixed No Yes Yes Neg
 15A0011 Mild Mild Mononuclear No No Yes Neg
 15A0107 Severe Severe Mixed Yes Yes No Neg
 15A0127 Mild Mild Mononuclear No No Yes Neg
  1. aPresence of intracytoplasmic bacteria (ICB). bPresence of extracellular bacteria (ECB)