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Table 2 Results of tonsil and nasal sample selective bacterial examination for A. pleuropneumoniae in time

From: Association between transmission rate and disease severity for Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae infection in pigs

Pair Status Days post inoculation Serology Days to trans-mission based on SBE
-1 1 2 4 6 8 11 13 15 18 21 CFT App S2 ELISA ApxIV ELISA
1 I - tn tn tn        ND Neg ND  
  C - - tn - - - - t - - t <40 Neg Neg
2 I - n tn tn        ND Neg ND  
  C - - - - - - - - - - - <40 Neg Neg
3 I - tn tn         ND Neg ND  
  C - - - t t t t t t t t <40 Neg Neg 4
4 I - tn tn tn tn t t t t t t 640 Neg Neg  
  C - - - t t t t t t t t <40 Neg Neg 4
5 I - tn tn tn tn tn tn tn tn tn tn 320 Neg D  
  C - - - - t t t t t t t 80 Neg Neg 6
6 I - tn tn tn tn       ND Neg ND  
  C - - - t t t t t t t t 40 Neg Neg 4
7 I - tn tn tn tn t tn tn t t t 1280 Neg P  
  C - - - t t t t t t t t <40 Neg Neg 4
8 I - n t t - t - - t - - 160 Neg D  
  C - - - - - - - - - - - <40 Neg Neg
9 I - tn tn tn tn tn tn tn tn tn t 1280 Neg Neg  
  C - - - t t t t t t t t <40 Neg Neg 4
10 I - n tn tn        ND Neg ND  
  C - - - - - - - - - - - <40 Neg Neg
11 S - - - - - - *      ND Neg ND  
  S - - - - - - - - - - - <40 Neg Neg  
12 S - - - - - - - - - - - <40 Neg Neg  
  S - - - - - - - - - - - <40 Neg Neg  
  1. Positive tonsil sample results are defined by t, positive nasal sample results are defined by n and negative samples by -. tn represents a positive tonsil and positive nasal sample result. † = euthanized or died before that day. * euthanized due to lameness. ND = not determined, Neg = Negative, D = Dubious, P = Positive.