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Table 4 Correlations between the investigated parameters (Spearman’s rank correlation)

From: Host factors determine the evolution of infection with Staphylococcus aureus to gangrenous mastitis in goats

 

Clinical score

CFU 12 hpi

CFU 18 hpi

CFU 23 hpi

Phago 18 hpi

SCC 0 hpi

SCC 12 hpi

SCC 18 hpi

SCC 23 hpi

Clinical score

 

0.110

0.780

0.896

−0.859

0.457

0.134

0.549

0.561

CFU 12 hpi

0.379

 

0.571

0.261

0.187

0.382

0.127

0.491

0.030

CFU 18 hpi

0.005

0.044

 

0.894

−0.798

0.328

0.006

0.121

0.468

CFU 23 hpi

0.0004

0.235

0.0005

 

−0.899

0.224

0.042

0.382

0.588

Phago 18 hpi

0.001

0.304

0.004

0.0004

 

0.200

0.136

0.562

0.679

SCC 0 hpi

0.096

0.139

0.174

0.268

0.292

 

0.2

−0.042

0.345

SCC 12 hpi

0.353

0.366

0.5

0.459

0.353

0.292

 

0.309

0.321

SCC 18 hpi

0.052

0.077

0.366

0.139

0.048

0.459

0.193

 

0.430

SCC 23 hpi

0.048

0.473

0.089

0.040

0.017

0.165

0.184

0.109

 
  1. Numbers in the higher half are correlations, in the lower half and in italics the p values. Correlations indicated in bold figures are highly significant (p ≤ 0.005).