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Table 2 Correlation of infection with ‘Candidatus Mycoplasma haemobos’ (‘C. M. haemobos’) in cows and their calves

From: Hemotrophic mycoplasma in Simmental cattle in Bavaria: prevalence, blood parameters, and transplacental transmission of ‘Candidatus Mycoplasma haemobos’ and Mycoplasma wenyonii

Variable Calves real-time PCR Total (%) P-value* OR* 95% CI*
Positive (%) Negative (%)
Cows real-time PCR
 Positive (%) 1 (4.0) 11 (44.0) 12 (48.0) 1 1.09 0.01 < OR < 92.61
 Negative (%) 1 (4.0) 12 (48.0) 13 (52.0)    
 Total (%) 2 (8.0) 23 (92.0) 25 (100.0)    
  1. CI confidence interval, OR odds ratio, PCR polymerase chain reaction
  2. * Fisher’s exact test