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Table 5 Final multivariable linear model for the association of clinical signs and broncho-alveolar lavage fluid characteristics with epithelial cell percentage in broncho-alveolar lavage fluid of 335 group-housed calves

From: Factors associated with lung cytology as obtained by non-endoscopic broncho-alveolar lavage in group-housed calves

Variable Category Regression coefficient β (SE) P-value LSM estimate (SE)
Intercept   9.9 (0.25) < 0.001  
Breathing frequency (breaths/min)   - 0.01 (0.0) 0.03 -
Tracheal cough reflex Negative Referent   10.9 (0.07)
Positive - 0.53 (0.16) 0.004 6.3 (0.15)
  1. Random herd effect was significant (P < 0.001)
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