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Table 6 Number of animals with histopathological alterations

From: Comparison of clinical and immunological findings in gnotobiotic piglets infected with Escherichia coli O104:H4 outbreak strain and EHEC O157:H7

  Negative; n = 3 E. coli O104:H4; n = 6 E. coli O157:H7; n = 4
CNS
 Neuropil vacuolization 3 5 4
 Submeningeal oedema 0 0 1
 Perivascular oedema 1 5 2
 Focal liquefaction necrosis in the brainstem 0 0 1
 Acute white matter spongiosis in cerebellum/brainstem 0 0 1
Kidney
 Thrombosis of renal arterioles 0 3 2
Colon ascendens
 Submucosal oedema 3 4 3
 Subserosal oedema 1 4 2
 Crypt hypoplasia 0 2 0
 Haematoidin/siderin/siderophages 0 2 0
 Lymphoplasmocytic infiltration of the propria 0 2 1