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Table 4 Analysis of histopathological lesions after MAP inoculation

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

Breed Totala Number of sheep with MAP histological lesionsb Occurrence (%) Relative risk (95% CI) p value
Merino 35 20 57 1.00c   
White Suffolk × Merino 34 16 47 0.82 (0.52–1.30) 0.41
Border Leicester 34 16 47 0.82 (0.52–1.30) 0.41
Poll Dorset 36 15 42 0.73 (0.45–1.18) 0.20
  1. aTotal number of animals that had sections examined for histology.
  2. bAnimals were considered to have MAP associated histopathology if the lesion score [16] was greater than 1.
  3. cReference group.