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Table 3 Analysis of disseminated infection after MAP inoculation as determined by culture of the liver

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

Breed Totala Number of sheep with disseminated MAP infection Occurrence (%) Relative risk (95% CI) p value
Merino 33 13 39  1.00b   
White Suffolk × Merino 34 13 38 0.97 (0.53–1.77) 0.92
Border Leicester 33 3 9 0.23 (0.07–0.74) 0.01
Poll Dorset 36 5 14 0.35 (0.14–0.88) 0.03
  1. aTotal number of animals which had liver samples cultured.
  2. bReference breed.