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Table 4 Comparisons of intensities of genotypes ikeda and buffeli within each anaemic category

From: Comparison of the performance of three PCR assays for the detection and differentiation of Theileria orientalis genotypes

Categories ( n ) a Genotypes Intensity of infection (DNA copy nos.)
Median (min, max) b Mean Differences of log mean (95% CI) c P -value
Severe anaemiad (49) ikeda 252,860 445,347 0.403 (0.34, 0.47) < 0.001
(247, 2242,034)
  buffeli 108,368 157,443 Reference group  
(680, 901,132)
Mild anaemiae (29) ikeda 237,140 429,380 0.112 (-0.16, 0.39) 0.408
(1,925, 2718,117)
  buffeli 95,313 269,257 Reference group  
(2,456, 3,698,674)
No anaemiaf (33) ikeda 74,688 240,359 -0.076 (-0.32, 0.17) 0.532
(387, 3090,431)
  buffeli 78,619 141,731 Reference group  
(1,212, 1164,903)
  1. a n, number of animals.
  2. bmin, minimum; max, maximum.
  3. cCI, confidence interval.
  4. dSevere anaemia was defined if haematocrit value was < 0.15.
  5. eMild anaemia was defined if haematocrit value was 0.15-0.24.
  6. fNo anaemia was defined if haematocrit value was > 0.24.