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Table 5 Analysis of the site of the most severe intestinal histopathological lesion 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 the most severe lesion in the mid JJ or LNc Occurence (%) Relative risk (95% CI) p value
Merino 20 6 30 1.00b   
White Suffolk × Merino 16 4 25 0.83 (0.28–2.46) 0.74
Border Leicester 16 4 25 0.83 (0.28–2.46) 0.74
Poll Dorset 15 10 67 2.22 (1.04–4.75) 0.04
  1. aAny animal with a histopathological lesion greater than 1 was used for analysis [16].
  2. bReference group.
  3. cMid JJ and LN: middle jejunum/middle jejunal lymph node sections.