Correlation between MAP titre as determined by qPCR and faecal culture on HEYM. Correlation of faecal qPCR data against HEYM solid culture based on cumulative NVSL JD Proficiency Panel Samples for 2008, 2009 and 2010; n = 72 (of a total of 78 individual faecal samples, two did not have associated colony counts and four were disregarded for official grading purposes). Spearman Correlation = 0.9325; p <0.0001.
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