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Table 1 Organic distribution of isolated microorganisms in 37 pigs with generalised TBL

From: Histopathological and microbiological study of porcine lymphadenitis: contributions to diagnosis and control of the disease

Microorganisms Positive animals Positive samples Organic distribution of detected microorganisms*
SLN PLN SILN GHLN Lungs Liver Spleen Tonsils
MTC 31 (83.78) 90 (34.35) 24 (64.86) 7 (19.44) 11 (30.55) 19 (52.78) 8 (21.62) 8 (23.53) 9 (37.50) 4 (19.05)
T. pyogenes 16 (43.24) 40 (26.31) 7 (18.92) 5 (13.89) 7 (19.44) 3 (8.33) 5 (13.51) 8 (23.53) 3 (12.5) 2 (9.52)
S. porcinus 15 (40.54) 28 (18.42) 4 (10.81) 0 (0) 3 (8.33) 2 (5.55) 5 (13.51) 2 (5.88) 3 (12.5) 9 (42.86)
S. dysgalactiae spp equisimilis 14 (37.84) 25 (16.45) 5 (13.51) 0 (0) 4 (11.11) 4 (11.11) 5 (13.51) 3 (8.82) 2 (8.33) 2 (9.52)
S. suis 8 (18.92) 8 (4.60) 1 (2.70) 0 (0) 1 (2.78) 1 (2.78) 2 (5.55) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (9.52)
Aerococcus sppa 7 (18.92) 9 (5.92) 1 (2.70) 2 (5.55) 3 (8.33) 1 (2.78) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (9.52)
Corynebacterium sppb 4 (10.81) 9 (5.92) 2 (5.40) 2 (5.55) 1 (2.78) 0 (0) 2 (5.55) 2 (5.88) 0 (0) 0 (0)
S. equi zooepidemicus 4 (10.81) 6 (3.95) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (5.55) 1 (2.70) 0 (0) 1 (4.17) 2 (9.52)
S. dysgalactiae spp. dysgalactiae 2 (5.40) 4 (2.63) 1 (2.70) 0 (0) 2 (5.55) 0 (0) 1 (2.70) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
S. agalactiae 3 (8.11) 3 (1.97) 1 (2.70) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2.94) 0 (0) 1 (4.76)
Rhodococcus equi 1 (2.70) 3 (1.97) 1 (2.70) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2.70) 1 (2.94) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Globicatella sanguinis 1 (2.70) 3 (1.97) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2.70) 1 (2.94) 1 (4.17) 0 (0)
S. mitis 3 (8.11) 3 (1.97) 0 (0) 2 (5.55) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2.94) 0 (0) 0 (0)
S. equinus 2 (5.40) 2 (1.31) 1 (2.70) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (4.17) 0 (0)
Streptococcus bovis 2 (5.40) 2 (1.31) 2 (5.40) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Other streptococcic 5 (13.51) 5 (3.29) 0 (0) 2 (5.55) 0 (0) 1 (2.78) 1 (2.70) 1 (2.94) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Other microorganismsd 4 (8.11) 3 (1.97) 3 (8.11) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2.94) 0 (0) 0 (0)
TOTAL 37 (100) 262 (100) 37 36 36 36 37 34 24 21
  1. *SLN, PLN, SILN and GHLN: submandibular, popliteal, superficial inguinal and gastrohepatic lymph nodes, respectively
  2. aA. viridans (8 isolates, 6 positive animals), A.urinae (1 isolate)
  3. bC. striatum/amynocolatum (6 isolates, 2 positive animals), C. urealitycum (3 isolates, 2 positive animals)
  4. cS. uberis, S. salivarius, S. oralis (1 isolate each), Streptococcus spp. (2 isolates, 2 positive animals)
  5. dMycobacterium avium complex, Cellulomonas/Microbacterium, Lactococcus lactis and Erysipelothrix rhusiopatiae (1 isolate each)