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Table 1 CMt TaqMan® real-time PCR results of blood and tissue samples collected prior to and after the methylprednisolone administrations

From: Chronic "Candidatus Mycoplasma turicensis" infection

Group Cat Before MPAa
(day -14)
1 week after end MPA
(day 20)
4 weeks after end MPA
(day 42)
1 A2 -b - -
  R2 +c salivary gland (264d) + salivary gland (10 250 d)
+ liver (236 d)
-
  S1 - + blood (800e) -
  T1 - + liver (838 d) -
  X4 - - -
2 A1 - - -
  R1 - - -
  S2 - - -
  T2 - - -
  X5 - - -
  1. a MPA = methylprednisolone administrations; b - = all samples tested PCR-negative; c + = at least one PCR-positive result; the positive tissues are listed; d tissue loads: copies/106 cells; e blood loads: copies/mL of blood.