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Table 3 Distribution of the lung lesion scores by treatment (n [%]), according to the Madec scoring system and the extrapolation to the Goodwin scoring system

From: A field efficacy and safety trial in the Netherlands in pigs vaccinated at 3 weeks of age with a ready-to-use porcine circovirus type 2 and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae combined vaccine

  PCVM group (N = 173) FLEX group (N = 163) NC group (N = 182)
Madec scoring system (max. 28) Missinga 20 [11.6] 18 [11.0] 28 [15.4]
Score 0 142 [82.1] 133 [81.6] 131 [72.0]
Score 1–3 10 [5.8] 9 [5.5] 17 [9.3]
Score 4–6 1 [0.6] 2 [1.2] 4 [2.2]
Score 7–9 0 [0.0] 0 [0.0] 1 [0.5]
Score 8–12 0 [0.0] 1 [0.6] 1 [0.5]
Maximum score 5 10 11
Proportion of lungs with EP-like lesions 6.3% 7.4% 12.6%
Goodwin scoring system (max. 55) Score 0 142 [82.1] 133 [81.6] 131 [72.0]
0 < Score ≤ 5 8 [4.6] 9 [5.5] 15 [8.2]
5 < Score ≤ 10 2 [1.2] 2 [1.2] 5 [2.7]
Score > 10 1 [0.6] 1 [0.6] 3 [1.6]
Maximum score 12.5 21.25 25
  1. aMissing animals were those that had been slaughtered before the lung scoring team arrived