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Table 2 Clinical score system

From: Clinical, haematological and pathomorphological findings in Mycoplasma suis infected pigs

organ/ tissue score Points clinical signs
ears 0 no alterations
1 mild cyanosis
2 moderate cyanosis and necrosis
skin 0 no alterations
1 moderate pallor
2 generalised petechiae
3 icterus
body temperature 0 < 40 °C
1 40–42 °C
2 > 42 °C
behavior 0 no alterations
1 reduced
2 apathy
feed intake 0 no alterations
1 reduced
2 anorectic
respiration 0 no alterations
1 mild dyspnoe
2 severe dyspnoe