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Fig. 2 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 2

From: Comparative analysis of host resistance to Sarcoptes scabiei var. cuniculi in two different rabbit breeds

Fig. 2

Differential assessment of the skin lesions at each week post-infestation in two rabbit breeds infested with S. scabiei var. cuniculi. The assessment was made using the lesion score method. The lesion scores in the experimentally infested rabbits were recorded on weekly basis. Skin lesions were scored on a 0–5 grade based on the inflammatory reaction in toe area of the hind limb as well as the lesion areas of the experimentally infested rabbits. Histogram represents the mean of the lesion scores for each group at a given time and the error bars represent the standard deviation (SD). Asterisks indicate statistically significant differences in the lesion score between two different groups of rabbits (*P < 0.05). Abbreviations: QX, the QiXing rabbit propagated by the Sichuan Animal Sciences Academy, China; IRA, the IRA rabbit

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