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Table 5 Percentage of infected lambs presenting brain lesions and/or parasite cysts

From: Endogenous transplacental transmission of Neospora caninum during successive pregnancies across three generations of naturally infected sheep

  Lesions Parasite cysts (%)
Characteristic (%)a Non-specific (%)b None (%)
Aborted foetuses 100 0 0 18
Stillborn lambs 14 66 20 62
Dead newborn lambs 8 47 45 69
  1. aNecrotic foci surrounded by microglial and mononuclear cell infiltration.
  2. bMild glial foci without necrosis and/or diffused congestion.