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Table 2 Mycoplasma fermentans P 140 detection by culture and PCR in organs and blood of infected hamsters

From: Animal model of Mycoplasma fermentans respiratory infection

Day Trachea Right lung Left lung Heart Spleen Kidney Brain Blood Total
1 1/3* 2/3 2/3 1/3 2/3 1/3 1/3 0/3 10/24
5 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 1/3 0/3 0/3 1/24
10 3/3 2/3 2/3 1/3 0/3 2/3 2/3 1/3 13/24
15 2/3 0/3 0/3 1/3 1/3 3/3 2/3 2/3 11/24
25 2/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 3/3 2/3 0/3 7/24
35 2/3 1/3 1/3 0/3 2/3 3/3 3/3 1/3 13/24
50 1/3 1/3 0/3 0/3 2/3 2/3 1/3 0/3 7/24
Total 11/21 6/21 5/21 3/21 7/21 15/21 11/21 4/21  
  1. *Detected mycoplasmas in organs or blood/ total of infected hamsters.