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Table 1 Identification and quantification of common pathogenic bacteria isolated in tracheal washes

From: Multiple molecular detection of respiratory viruses and associated signs of airway inflammation in racehorses

Identification Samples CFU/ml (range)
Escherichia coli 7 1 × 104–4 × 105
Actinobacillus equullii 2 2 × 104; 8 × 104
Streptococcus zooepidemicus 2 1 × 104; 1 × 104
Bordetella bronchiseptica 1 2.2 × 105
Pasteurella spp. 1 1 × 104
Klebsiella pneumoniae 1 1 × 104
  1. CFU colony-forming unit