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Table 4 Average scores for the histopathological changes observed in challenged Bama miniature pigs.

From: Experimental infection of Bama miniature pigs with a highly virulent classical swine fever virus

Groups Heart Liver Spleen Lung Kidney Stomach Bladder Lymph nodes Tonsils Total
A 0.33 1.83 2 2 1.83 0.67 2 2.67 2.33 15.67
B 0 1.8 2.8 2.4 1.2 1.2 1.2 2.4 2.4 15.4
C 0 1.6 2.8 2.4 2.4 0.8 1.8 3 2.2 17
D 1 2 2.75 1.75 2 1.75 1.75 2.5 2.25 17.75
E 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1. Samples were fixed in buffered formalin and embedded in paraffin wax. Sections were prepared and stained with H&E for histopathological examination. A histopathological scoring system incorporating seven parameters was used and the severity of the lesions was scored from 0 (no lesion) to 3 (severe lesion).