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Table 4 Identification of four Treponema species (N=142) according to lesion grade by culture and species-specific PCR

From: Associations between digital dermatitis lesion grades in dairy cattle and the quantities of four Treponema species

Lesion grade No. samples with species present (%) Total
T. phagedenis T. medium T. pedis T. denticola No spp.
M0 3 (9.7) 1 (3.2) 2 (6.5) 2 (6.5) 23 (74.2) 31 (100)
M1 15 (93.8) 14 (87.5) 11 (68.8) 4 (25) 0 (0) 16 (100)
M2 40 (100) 35 (87.5) 32 (80) 24 (60) 0 (0) 40 (100)
M3 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (15.4) 13 (100) 2 (15.4) 13 (100)
M4 13 (86.7) 10 (66.7) 11 (73.3) 4 (26.7) 0 (0) 15 (100)
M4.1 35 (94.6) 26 (70.3) 24 (64.9) 10 (27) 0 (0) 37 (100)
Total 106 (69.7) 86 (56.6) 82 (53.9) 55 (36.2) 25 (16.4) 152 (100)