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Table 3 Distribution of diarrheal agents between case and control groups

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

Agent Case group (n=43) Control group (n=45) Pearson Chi-square p value Fisher’s exact test (p)
Bacteria
 C. coli 23 23 0.050 0.823
 C. perfringens type A 19 15 1.092 0.296
 C. perfringens β2 17 14 0.684 0.408
 E. coli Sta toxin 4 1 2.057 0.197
 E. coli Stb toxin 6 7 0.045 0.832
 E. coli LT toxin 0 0
 Salmonella spp. 0 0
Parasite
 C. suis 23ª 14ª 4.519 0.034ª
 Eimeria spp. 4.377 0.047ª
 Gastrointestinal Strongyles 2 1 0.394 0.612
Virus
 Coronaviruses 0 0
 Group A rotavirus 16 15 0.145 0.704
  1. aStatistical significant difference between case and control groups. Italic values indicate p < 0.05