Table 2

Proportion ofMycobacterium aviumsubsp.paratuberculosispositive faecal and milk samples according to the detection methods
Animal age group (n) HYDEqPCR Faecal culture Milk qPCR Milk ELISA
4-10 years (46) 40/46 (87 %) 6/46 (13 %) 18/46 (39 %) 0/46 (0 %)
2-4 years (75) 67/75 (89 %) 15/75 (20 %) 15/45 (33 %) 1/45 (2 %)
≤6 months (20) 18/20 (90 %) 6/20 (30 %) / /
All animals (141) 125/141 (89 %) 27/141 (19 %) 33/91 (36 %) 1/91 (1 %)

n: number of animals.

Logar et al.

Logar et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:49   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-49

Open Data