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Table 3 Detection of FMDV RNA and antibodies against FMDV in buffalo from selected wildlife ecosystems in Kenya

From: Characterisation of recent foot-and-mouth disease viruses from African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) and cattle in Kenya is consistent with independent virus populations

    No. of samples positive among the 3 ecosystems per test
      LPBE per serotype (titres ≥90) d VNT per serotype  
Ecosystem Total no. sampled Sampling period in 2012 Real time 3D RT-qPCR NS ELISA O A C SAT 1 SAT 2 SAT 3 SAT 1 only SAT 2 only e SAT 1 & SAT 2
a MME 40 Feb. 22 36 16 10 5 15 34 12 11 18 8
b ME 29 March 6 17 25 16 3 10 16 19 4 14 3
c TSE 33 Aug. 15 12 29 27 11 32 24 19 29 21 19
Total 102   43 65 70 53 19 57 74 50 44 53 30
  1. aMaasai-Mara Ecosystem; bMeru Ecosystem; cTsavo Ecosystem; dVNT assay did not detect any antibodies against FMDV serotypes O, A, C and SAT 3. ePositive for both SAT 1 and SAT 2.