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Table 2 Parasite detection and histological changes in placenta, foetuses and dams from infected animals

From: High rate of transplacental infection and transmission of Neospora caninum following experimental challenge of cattle at day 210 of gestation

dpi Animal ref. Results in studied samples
   Placenta Foetus Maternal
   PCR/HE/IHC PCR/HE/IHC PCR/HE/IHC
14 A −/−/− −/−/− −/−/−
  B −/−/− −/−/− −/−/−
  C −/−/− −/−/− −/−/−
28 D +/−/− −/+/+ −/−/−
  E +/+/+ +/+/+ +/−/−
  F +/+/+ +/+/− −/−/−
42 G +/+/− +/+/− +/−/−
  H −/+/+ +/−/− −/−/−
  I −/+/+ +/+/− −/−/−
52 J +/+/+ −/−/−† −/−/−
  K −/+/− +/−/− +/−/−
  1. †: foetus considered to be infected because of the presence of serological antibodies against N. caninum (Bartley et al., manuscript in preparation).