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Table 4 Significant correlations coefficients (r) found between M. hyopneumoniae (MHP) quantification in trachea samples (Cranial trachea - CT; Medium trachea- MT and Lower trachea- LT) and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) on the one hand and gross lung lesion score (GLLS) and microscopic lesion score in cranial (CTLS), medium (MTLS) and lower trachea (LTLS) on the other hand at different days post-infection (dpi)

From: Dynamics and chronology of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae strain 232 infection in experimentally inoculated swine

MHP quantification 14 dpi 28 dpi 42 dpi 56 dpi
GLLS CTLS MTLS LTLS GLLS CTLS MTLS LTLS GLLS CTLS MTLS LTLS GLLS CTLS MTLS LTLS
CT 0.86*
MT 0.89* 0.78* 1.0***
LT 0.93** 0.75*
BALF 0.93** 0.95** 0.89*
  1. * p < 0.05 ** p < 0.01 *** p < 0.001