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Table 2 Origin of positive swab pools and their genetic identity with reference sequence

From: Characterization of Newcastle Disease Virus and poultry-handling practices in live poultry markets, Ethiopia

Market sites from where the samples were collected Number of M-gene real time RT PCR positive swab pools Number of F-gene(virulent) real time RT PCR positive swab pools Genetic identity with the reference sequence at the 260 bp region of the F gene
Total Both TS &CS Only TS Only CS
Shola 12 8 4 4 0 98 to 100%
Meri 9 5 4 1 0 98.7 to 100%
Saris 7 3 2 0 1 99.3 to 100%
Merkato 10 9 2 5 2 100%
Kotebe 6 4 0 4 0 100%