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Table 4 Plasmid distribution in C. pecorum positive clinical samples and cultured isolates from different koala populations across Australia

From: Genetic diversity in the plasticity zone and the presence of the chlamydial plasmid differentiates Chlamydia pecorum strains from pigs, sheep, cattle, and koalas

No. of hosts No. of samples Plasmid detection
QLD koalas (N = 30) 44 32/44 (72.7 %)
NSW koalas (N = 15) 19 16/19 (84.2 %)
Vic koalas (N = 9) 14 11/14 (78.5 %)
SA koalas (N = 19) 36 4/36 (11.1 %)
  Total:  
  113 63/113 (55.8 %)