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Table 4 Sample type and number per each study area

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

Study town Number of horses sampled Sample type
Carthorse with EL lesion Apparently Healthy
buffy coat   pusa buffy coat  
Mekelle 61 36   25 25  
Kombolcha 52 6   1 46  
Bati 36 11   4 25  
Kamisse 42 17   2 25  
Totals 191 70   32 121  
  1. aPus samples for culture and isolation, and gram stain depends on the number of carthorses with un-ruptured epizootic lymphangitis (EL) lesions