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Table 4 Prevalence of lesions found at slaughter in organic herds with and without AMU in 2016. The prevalence is presented for the three predominant indications in Danish pigs. The p-value reflects the statistical differences in prevalence of lesions at slaughter for herds with and without AMU

From: Antimicrobial prescription data in Danish national database validated against treatment records in organic pig farms and analysed for associations with lesions found at slaughter

  Herds with AMU (N = 33) Herds without AMU (N = 11) P-value
Prevalence of lesions at slaughter (%) Gastrointestinal Min 0.00 0.00 0.4
1st 0.00 0.00
Median 0.06 0.04
3rd 0.09 0.12
Max 0.20 3.85
Respiratory Min 3.51 1.37 0.7
1st 10.21 7.64
Median 14.50 18.52
3rd 28.68 29.14
Max 59.30 33.81
Arthropathy Min 0.05 0.37 0.3
1st 0.65 0.63
Median 1.09 1.25
3rd 1.73 2.44
Max 3.33 14.81