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Table 8 Number (proportion; 95% CI) of ELISA positive primiparous and multiparous cows subsequently testing fPCR positive for Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis from a study on a NZ, pastoral dairy farm over 4 seasons (2013–2016)

From: Control of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection on a New Zealand pastoral dairy farm

Number (Proportion; 95% CI) of ELISA positive cows testing fPCR positive
SeasonPrimiparousMultiparousp-value of difference
2013–201413 / 39 (33%; 18.5–48.1)44 / 258 (17%; 12.5–21.6)0.413
2014–20152 / 13 (15%; 0.0–35.0)24 / 95 (25%; 16.5–34.0)0.700
2015–20165 / 16 (31%; 8.5–54.0)7 / 34 (21%; 7.0–34.2)0.500