Table 1

Microbiological findings in diarrhoeic and non-diarrhoeic piglets
Microbiological agent Diarrhoeic Non-diarrhoeic P-value1
n=51 n=50
(%) (%)
Haemolytic E. coli non-typable 6 0 0.1
Non-haemolytic E. coli non-typable 47 48 0.5
Non-haemolytic E. coli O-rough 4 2 0.5
Non-haemolytic E. coli serogroup O8 4 6 0.8
Non-haemolytic E. coli O157 8 0 0.06
C. perfringens type A 35 70 0.9
C. perfringens type C 6 2 0.3
C. difficile 0 4 0.5
rotavirus group A 2 0 0.5
coronavirus 0 0 1

1: Positive associations with diarrhoea tested by One-sided Fisher’s exact test.

Kongsted et al.

Kongsted et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2013 9:206   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-9-206

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