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Table 1 Overview of the experimental set up and results of theCoxiella burnetiiinfection in goats from the start of the experiment till pregnancy confirmation

From: Experimental Coxiella burnetii infection in non-pregnant goats and the effect of breeding

StatusInoculated animalsNegative controls
Goat ID:7917791979207922792379247925792679287929793179328321832283238324
Day in studyWeek in study 
−7−1Arrival in aBSL2; feces sample: C. burnetii DNA neg; serum sample: see Figure 1Arrival in aBSL2
00Move to aBSL3; inoculation C. burnetii; feces sample: C. burnetii DNA neg; serum sample: see Figure 1    
71For all animals EDTA blood sample, feces sample, air sample per room:C. burnetii DNA neg; serum sample: see Figure 1    
142For all animals EDTA blood sample, feces sample, air sample per room: C. burnetii DNA neg; serum sample: see Figure 1    
213For all animals EDTA blood sample, feces sample, air sample per room: C. burnetii DNA neg; serum sample: see Figure 1    
284For all animals EDTA blood sample, feces sample, air sample per room: C. burnetii DNA neg; serum sample: see Figure 1    
355For all animals EDTA blood sample, feces sample, air sample per room: C. burnetii DNA neg; serum sample: see Figure 1    
426For all animals EDTA blood sample, feces sample, air sample per room: C. burnetii DNA neg; serum sample: see Figure 1    
497For all animals EDTA blood sample, feces sample, air sample per room: C. burnetii DNA neg; serum sample: see Figure 1 → move to aBSL2    
911311.5 h light    
981411 h light11.5 h light
1051510.5 h light11 h light; intravaginal progesterone sponge administered on D 108
1121610 h light; intravaginal progesterone sponge administered on D 11510.5 h light; 0.2 mL Estrumate i.m. and 1.25 mL Folligonan i.m. on D 117
1191710 h light; 0.2 mL Estrumate i.m. and 1.25 mL Folligonan i.m. on D 12410 h light; progesterone sponge removed on D 119 / breeding on D 120
12618Progesterone sponge removed on D 126 / breeding on D 127    
13319                
14020D 141: air sample per room: C. burnetii DNA neg; for all animals: vaginal swab: C. burnetii DNA neg    
14721          Breeding     
15422D 155: air sample per room: C. burnetii DNA neg; for all animals: vaginal swab: C. burnetii DNA neg    
16123Pregnancy check echoscopyPregnancy check by echoscopy
  1. ID: identification, aBSL: animal biosafety level, neg: negative, h: hour, i.m.: intramuscular, D: day in study.