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Table 3 Detection of infectious agents from aborted or stillborn lambs in Western Australia

From: Chlamydia pecorum detection in aborted and stillborn lambs from Western Australia

 

Yearlings

Ewe lambs

Flock A

Flock B

Flock F1

Flock F2

Flock H

Flock I

Flock J

Total

Cases submitted (n)

Total

10

3

10

4

4

2

2

35

Aborted foetus & membranes

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

Aborted membranes only

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

Stillborn lamb

10

3

8

4

4

2

2a

33

Chlamydia spp.

C. pecorum

 qPCR positive

1

0

9

0

3

1

1

15

 Sequencing—C. pecorum

1

0

4

0

3

1

1

10

 Insufficient amplification

0

0

5

0

0

0

0

5

C. abortus

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

C. psittaci

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other

Listeria (culture)

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Salmonella (culture)

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Trueperella pyogenes (culture)

1

1

2

Campylobacter (culture)

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Campylobacter (PCR)

0

0

2b

0

0

0

0

2a

Leptospira (PCR)

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Toxoplasma (qPCR)

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Coxiella (qPCR)

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Brucella (PCR)

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Pan-pestivirus (qPCR)

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

  1. aPremature twins.
  2. bC. sputorum and C. mucosalis by sequencing (suspected contaminant).