Table 3

Comparison of real-time PCR and microaerobic culture in faecal samples of experimentally infected pigs for the detection of (3.1) Campylobacter coli and (3.2) Campylobacter jejuni

Microaerobic culture

+

-

Total


+

40

1

41

3.1 Campylobacter coli detection

Real-time PCR

-

1

25

26

Total

41

26

67


+

24

1

25

3.2 Campylobacter jejuni detection

Real-time PCR

-

2

25

27

Total

26

26

52


3.1 Sensitivity Se = 97.6%, Specificity Sp = 96.2%, Kappa K = 0.94

3.2 Sensitivity Se = 92.3%, Specificity Sp = 96.2%, Kappa K = 0.89

Leblanc-Maridor et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:113   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-113

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