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Table 2 Analysis of IP-10 release assay (IPRA) results for 101 opportunistically sampled meerkats with a low, intermediate and high risk of infection with M. suricattae

From: Development and evaluation of a diagnostic cytokine-release assay for Mycobacterium suricattae infection in meerkats (Suricata suricatta)

Category Infection risk (n) Positive (%) ORa (95% confidence interval) P
1 Low (73) 18 (24.7) 1 -
2 Medium (11) 3 (27.3) 1.13 (0.27–4.70) 0.87
3 High (17) 14 (82.4) 14 (3.61–54.34) <0.0001
Total 101 35 (34.7)   
  1. aOR, Odds ratio of an animal in a particular category testing positive, relative to category 1