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Table 1 Sensitivity and specificity of three immunodiagnostic assays for TB in badger cubs and adults obtained from the RBCT relative to culture of M. bovis from necropsy tissues

From: Performance of TB immunodiagnostic tests in Eurasian badgers (Meles meles) of different ages and the influence of duration of infection on serological sensitivity

  Brock Test BrockTB STAT-PAK® IFNγ EIA
Age Sensitivity
(95% CI, N)
Specificity
(95% CI, N)
Sensitivity
(95% CI, N)
Specificity
(95% CI, N)
Sensitivity
(95% CI, N)
Specificity
(95% CI, N)
Cub 53.9%
(37.1-69.9, 39)
96.6%a
(93.5-98.5, 238)
56.4%
(39.6-72.2, 39)
96.2%
(92.9-98.3, 238)
57.1%
(18.4-90.1, 7)
97.5%
(86.8-99.9, 40)
Adult 54.7%
(49.2-60.1, 340)
93.0%a
(91.1-94.7, 817)
49.7%
(44.2-55.2, 340)
92.5%
(90.5-94.2, 817)
84.6%
(69.5-94.1, 39)
92.5%
(87.0-96.2, 147)
  1. aSignificantly different from one another (P = 0.046, Fisher's Exact test of proportions).