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Table 5 Characteristics of the groups according to the disease status

From: Assessment of the lung microbiota in dogs: influence of the type of breed, living conditions and canine idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

 Healthy domestic dogs other than WHWTsH-WHWTsD-WHWTs
N30611
Sex (M/F)14/164/24/7
Age, yr6.25 (3.53–7.39) a8.68 (7.65–10.11)11.52 (10.51–12.33) a
Poids, kg12.45 (7.68–23.68)9.40 (8.65–9.70)9.5 (9.25–10.45)
  1. Data are expressed as median and interquartile range. Superscript letters reflect paired
  2. statistical difference (P < 0.0001) according to Kruskal-Wallis and Dunn post hoc tests. H-WHWTs Healthy West Highland white terriers, D-WHWTs West Highland white terriers affected with canine idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, M Male, F Female, BALF Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid