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Table 5 Scored values for clinical condition for ducklings in different challenge groups and the control group

From: Rescue of a duck circovirus from an infectious DNA clone in ducklings

Sign RMDC WT-DuCV PBS
Wasting 13 × 0,12 × 1,2 × 2a 10 × 0,14 × 1,3 × 2 27 × 0,0 × 1,0 × 2
Feathering disorder 18 × 0,9 × 1,0 × 2 16 × 0,9 × 1,1 × 2 27 × 0,0 × 1,0 × 2
Depression 15 × 0,11 × 1,1 × 2 13 × 0,12 × 1,2 × 2 27 × 0,0 × 1,0 × 2
Total median score 12.6b 15.6* 0
  1. aThe clinical parameters were scored using a numeric value ranging from 0 to 2 (0 = normal, 1 = mild, 2 = severe); number of elements × scores
  2. bPairs of treatments with (*) were significantly different with control group (p < 0.05)