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Table 1 Quantitative PCR results for cows and calves

From: Transplacental transmission of Theileria orientalis occurs at a low rate in field-affected cattle: infection in utero does not appear to be a major cause of abortion

qPCR result Herd 1 Herd 2 Herd 3
TP1   TP1   TP2  
  Cows Calves Cows Calves Cows Calves
Negative (n) 0 25 0 21 11 30
Low (n) 26 0 21 0 10 0
Moderate (n) 0 1 0 0 9 0
High (n) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total (n) 26 26 21 22 30 30
  1. Abbreviations: TP1 Time point 1 (approximately 5 weeks pre-partum), TP2 Time point 2 (within 48 h post-partum)