Table 1

Comparison of the immunomagnetic method with the standard culture method
Immunomagnetic method (IMM) as screening assay
Without confirmation a With confirmation b
Culture method (ISO 11731) + +
+ 284 10 284 10
20 145 0 165

a Presumptive IMM results.

b Confirmed IMM results.

Bedrina et al.

Bedrina et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:88   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-88

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