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Table 4 Detection rates of Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC in CBPP-infected animals after parallel investigation of lung, lymph nodes and pleural fluid by cultivation, MSC_0136 and MSC_1046 rt-PCR and conventional SC3-PCR assay

From: Assessment of a novel multiplex real-time PCR assay for the detection of the CBPP agent Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoidesSC through experimental infection in cattle

Animal: n = 19, Condition: positive = 19
   rt-PCR PCR
  Culture MSC_0136 MSC_1046 SC3
Positives 17 19 19 15
Detection rate 89.5% 100% 100% 78.9%
  1. n = total number, rt: real time.