Skip to main content

Table 6 Frequency of P. multocida type A recovery from different organs per group of pigs

From: Pathogenic variability among Pasteurella multocida type A isolates from Brazilian pig farms

Samples Groups p a
G0 G1 G2 G3 G4 G5 G6 G7 G8
N° of animals challenged 12 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8  
Whole Animal 0d 8a 3bc 8a 1cd 3bc 0cd 7ab 0cd < 0.0001
Lung 0c 7a 3ab 7a 1bc 3ab 0bc 7a 0bc < 0.0001
Pericardium 0b 1ab 0ab 4a 0ab 2ab 0ab 4a 0ab 0.0009
Pleura 0d 5ab 1bcd 7a 0cd 2bcd 0cd 4abc 0cd < 0.0001
Trachea 0b 3a 1ab 4a 1ab 2ab 0ab 2ab 0ab 0.0383
Mediastinal lymph node 0bc 5ab 2b 8a 0b 2b 0b 3b 0b < 0.0001
Peritoneum 0b 3a 0ab 4a 0ab 1ab 0ab 1ab 0ab 0.0039
Spleen 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0.3717
Liver 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0.3717
Kidney 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0.1188
Joint 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0.7074
  1. letters on the same line differ significantly by Fisher’s exact test (p ≤ 0.05)
  2. aDescriptive level of probability by Fisher’s exact test; percentages followed by different