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Table 2 Sensitivity of the Brock Test in 151 badgers from WP that were M. bovis culturea positive for the first time at the ages shown

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

  Age category  
Brock Test Cub Yearling Adult n
Negative 15 15 36 66
Positive 11 19 55 85
Sensitivity (95% CI) 42.3% (25.1-61.5) 55.9% (39.1-71.4) 60.4% (50.1-70.0)  
  1. aFrom faeces, urine, sputum, pus from abscesses, or bite wound swabs.