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Table 1 PCR results and their association with age, body condition, study area and clinical condition

From: Epidemiology of epizootic lymphangitis of carthorses in northern Ethiopia using conventional diagnostic methods and nested polymerase chain reaction

Variables PCR result X2 df p value
pos neg
Age (years) 3-6 5 34 32.31 2 <0.001
above 6 79 73
Body condition poor 7 2 21.59 2 <0.001
moderate 23 7
good 54 98
City Mekelle 35 26 3.07 3 0.381
Bati 16 20
Kamisse 18 24
Kombolcha 15 37
Clinical condition with suspected EL lesion 62 8 89.18 1 <0.001
apparently healthy 22 99
  1. pos positive, neg negative