Table 8

Success of therapy (correction of acidosis) in 121 diarrheic calves depending on alterations in posture/ability to stand on admission
Posture/ability to stand on admission Successfully treated Not successfully treated
n n
Standing up by itself 6 1
Standing up after encouragement 51 2
Standing securely after lifting 7 0
Standing insecurely, able to correct position if pushed 13 1
Standing insecurely, not able to correct position if pushed 20 9
Sternal recumbency 7 0
Lateral recumbency 4 0

Differences between groups are statistically significant (pā€‰=ā€‰0.007).

Trefz et al.

Trefz et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:238   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-238

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