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Table 3 Mycoplasma fermentans PG18 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 0/3* 2/3 1/3 2/3 3/3 2/3 2/3 0/3 12/24
5 0/3 1/3 0/3 1/3 2/3 1/3 0/3 1/3 6/24
10 0/3 1/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 2/3 1/3 0/3 4/24
15 0/3 1/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 1/24
25 1/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 3/3 3/3 0/3 1/3 8/24
35 1/3 0/3 1/3 2/3 2/3 2/3 0/3 0/3 8/24
50 0/3 1/3 1/3 1/3 1/3 3/3 1/3 0/3 8/24
Total 2/21 6/21 3/21 6/21 11/21 13/21 4/21 2/21  
  1. *Detected mycoplasmas in organs or blood/ total of infected hamsters.