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Table 1 Clinical signs of duda as reported by Sahrawi pastoralists during the field interviews

From: ‘Everybody knows’, but the rest of the world: the case of a caterpillar-borne reproductive loss syndrome in dromedary camels observed by Sahrawi pastoralists of Western Sahara

  Clinical signs Number of reports (%)
Pregnant camels Abortion 44 (100)
  Uterine prolapse 7 (16)
Calves Weakness 27 (84.4)
  Red eyes 26 (81)
  Falling hair 26 (81)
  Astasis and incoordination 21 (65.6)
  Joint effusions 12 (37.5)
  Swelling of lymph nodes 8 (25)
  Diarrhoea 7 (22)
  1. N = 44 for abortions, and N = 32 for calf symptoms (twelve informants listed only abortions and uterine prolapse without reference to the duda syndrome in calves).