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Table 2 Histopathological scores in different infection groups

From: The lipopolysaccharide outer core transferase genes pcgD and hptE contribute differently to the virulence of Pasteurella multocida in ducks

Groupsc WT PMZ1 (ΔpcgD) PMZ3 (ΔhptE)
Spleen 3.5 ± 0.3a 2.0 ± 0.4b 2.0 ± 0.4b
Liver 3.8 ± 0.5a 2.3 ± 0.3b 3.5 ± 0.3a
  1. a, bThe different letters in each row represent significant differences between indicated groups.
  2. cThe scores in the table were assessed from 4 ducks per infection group and represented as the means ± SDs.