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Table 4 Distribution of 325 of the 471 ewes with unilateral clinical mastitis by causal organism and the systemic signsa.

From: Clinical mastitis in ewes; bacteriology, epidemiology and clinical features

Pathogen 1
No. (%)
2
No. (%)
3
No. (%)
4
No. (%)
Total
All 51 (15.7) 115 (35.4) 119 (36.6) 40 (12.3) 325
S. aureus 30 (13.5) 77 (34.5) 89 (39.9) 27 (12.1) 223
Enterobacteria 2 (7.7) 9 (34.6) 11 (42.3) 4 (15.4) 26
No growth 11 (34.4) 12 (37.5) 4 (12.5) 5 (15.6) 32
  1. a1 = no systemic signs, 2 = weak systemic signs, 3 = moderate systemic signs, 4 = severe systemic signs.