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Table 1 Goats with signs of M. capripneumoniae infection (n = 17). Data include serology (i-ELISA), immunohistochemistry (IHC) of lungs for M. capripneumoniae, pleuropulmonary lesions at necropsy, time periods of clinical signs, and timepoint of necropsy.

From: Experimental Contagious Caprine Pleuropneumonia: A Long Term Study on the Course of Infection and Pathology in a Flock of Goats Infected with Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae

Group Goat no. i-ELISA1 IHC2 Lesions3 Time period of fever4 Time period(s) of respiratory signs4 Timepoint of necropsy4
A 130 - + + - 28 80
A 131 + - - 27–30 27–34 75
A 139* + - + 5–6 5–11 82
A 142 - + + 16–18 16–79 80
A 145* - - + - 11 88
A 174 + - - - 2 88
A 188 + + + 28–32 28–73 74
B 124 - - + - - 56
B 127 - - + - 40 63
B 129 - + + - 16–67 70
B 133 - - + 15 14–15, 50 70
B 134 - + + - 11–59 81
B 144 - - - 13–18 34, 53 63
B 151 + + + - 6–7, 36–39 87
B 160 - + + - 44–74 81
B 172 - - + 36–37 6–7, 36–39 87
B 191 + - + 21–26 19–56 56
  1. 1Pertinent antibody titre present: +, not present: -. 2Antigen present: +, not present: -.
  2. 3Lesions compatible with M. capripneumoniae infection: +, no lesions: -.
  3. 4Group A: day(s) post inoculation, group B: day(s) post time-point of contact transmission; no symptoms: -.
  4. * Inoculated day 17