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Table 1 Rectal and subcutaneous temperatures (°C) on post infection days -4 to 0, experiment I

From: A study on the applicability of implantable microchip transponders for body temperature measurements in pigs

Reading location Temperature range Mean SD Mean difference (Rectal -- Tx)
Rectal 39.2-40.5 39.6 0.3 -
T1 37.5-39.6 38.6 0.5 1.0
T2 37.2-39.4 38.4 0.6 1.2
T3 33.7-38.1 36.5 1.1 3.1
T4 35.8-38.8 37.2 0.3 2.4
  1. T1) = transponder positioned at left ear base
  2. T2) = transponder positioned at right ear base
  3. T3) = transponder positioned at left ischio-rectal region
  4. T4) = transponder positioned at right ischio-rectal region