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Table 1 Results of univariable logistic regression showing decreased odds of detection of Treponema genus and/ or BDD-associated phylogroup DNA where 2% sodium hypochlorite or 2% Virkon® were used to disinfect hoof knives compared to water

From: Removal of bovine digital dermatitis-associated treponemes from hoof knives after foot-trimming: a disinfection field study

Disinfectant Odds Ratio 95% Confidence Interval P-value Standard Error
1:100 FAM30® −2.09 − 4.42- 0.24 0.078 1.19
2% sodium hypochlorite −4.31 −6.48- -2.15 < 0.001 1.11
2% Virkon® −4.23 −6.30- -2.16 < 0.001 1.06
Baseline 3.83 1.85–5.81   1.01