TABLE 2:

Type of microscopic lung lesions observed, number of lung samples showing each type of microscopic lesion and number of positive lung samples to different swine pathogens in both groups

HistopathologyPCR
Mycoplasma-like lesionsInterstitial pneumoniaSuppurative bronchopneumoniaMycoplasma hyopneumoniaePRRSvPCV2Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae
TG9/94/93/90/92/95/90/9
CG9/96/96/98/92/96/90/9
P0.3420.157<0.0010.629
  • CG, control group; PCV2, porcine circovirus type 2; PRRSv, reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus; TG, treated group.