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Table 2 Distribution of bacterial, viral, and parasitic agents of diarrhea in individual fecal samples from case and control piglets

From: Case–control study of pathogens involved in piglet diarrhea

Agent Case Control Positive
samples (%)
Positive farms
Bacteria
 C. coli 43 28 71 (38.59) 13
 C. perfringens type A 26 16 42 (22.83) 10
 C. perfringens β2 24 15 39 (21.19) 10
 E. coli Sta toxin 5 1 6 (3.26) 4
 E. coli Stb toxin 9 7 16 (8.69) 7
 E. coli LT toxin 0 0 0 (0) 0
 Salmonella spp. 0 0 0 (0) 0
Parasites
 C. suis 48 16 64 (34.78) 14
 Eimeria spp. 13 2 15 (8.15) 6
 Gastrointestinal Strongyles 4 3 7 (3.80) 2
Virus
 Coronavirus 0 0 0 (0) 0
 Group A rotavirus 51 21 72 (39.13) 12
Total samples 123 61 184 16