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Table 1 Occurrence of clinical disease in four breeds of sheep 14 months after MAP inoculation based on a trial conducted in Australia in 2012

From: Variation in susceptibility of different breeds of sheep to Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis following experimental inoculation

Breed Total number of animals Number of sheep developing clinical disease Occurrence (%) Relative risk (95% CI) p value
Merino 36 15 42 1.00a   
White Suffolk × Merino 36 13 36 0.87 (0.48–1.55) 0.63
Border Leicester 34 4 12 0.28 (0.10–0.77) 0.01
Poll Dorset 36 4 11 0.27 (0.10–0.73) 0.01
  1. aReference group.