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Table 2 Impact of N. caninum and T. gondii ewe serostatus on the reproductive results of the farm in 2011 (A) and 2012 (B)

From: Neospora caninum infection as a cause of reproductive failure in a sheep flock

A
Serostatus n Lambing ewes (%) 1 Viable lambs/ewe 1
Positive to N. caninum 91 54 (59.3%)a 1.8 (99/54)a
Positive to T. gondii 27 24 (88.9%)b 2.2 (53/24)ab
Positive to N. caninum + T. gondii 15 9 (60.0%)a 1.8 (16/9)ab
Negative 132 112 (84.8%)b 2.2 (242/112)b
B
Serostatus n Lambing ewes (%) 1 Viable lambs/ewe
Positive to N. caninum 43 31 (72.1%)a 1.9 (53/31)
Positive to T. gondii 21 20 (95.2%)b 2.1 (41/20)
Positive to N. caninum + T. gondii 6 4 (66.7%)ab 1.5 (6/4)
Negative 175 160 (91.4%)b 2.0 (322/160)