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Table 2 Comparison of the B. melitensis B115-based ELISA with Rose Bengal Plate Test (RBPT) and Complement Fixation Test (CFT) in animals infected with Brucella

From: Brucella melitensis B115-based ELISA to unravel false positive serologic reactions in bovine brucellosis: a field study

Group D^ animal numberRBPTICFTU°ELISA O.D.
1positive200.300
2positive200.460
3positive200.279
4positive200.272
5positive200.268
6positive200.254
7positive200.268
8positive200.170
9positive200.175
10positive200.246
11positive200.246
12positive200.165
13positive400.288
14positive400.376
15positive400.220
16positive400.274
17positive400.318
18positive400.212
19positive400.154
20positive400.280
21positive400.240
22positive400.151
23positive400.244
24positive400.260
25positive400.385
26positive400.367
27positive400.302
28positive400.256
29positive400.280
30positive400.240
31positive400.300
32positive400.260
33positive800.280
34positive800.362
35positive800.300
36positive800.310
37positive800.206
38positive800.394
39positive800.226
40positive800.283
41positive800.310
42positive800.388
43positive800.396
44positive800.288
45positive800.304
46positive800.336
47positive800.340
48positive800.144
49positive800.144
50positive800.146
51positive800.161
52positive800.155
53positive800.153
54positive800.146
55positive1600.370
56positive1600.288
57positive1600.296
58positive1600.218
59positive1600.146
60positive1600.221
61positive1600.240
62positive1600.266
63positive1600.260
64positive1600.216
65positive1600.392
66positive1600.366
67positive1600.210
68positive1600.372
69positive1600.396
70positive1600.374
71positive1600.292
72positive3200.280
73positive3200.294
74positive3200.212
75positive3200.280
76positive3200.171
77positive3200.237
78positive3200.231
79positive3200.299
80positive3200.345
81positive3200.320
82positive3200.266
83positive3200.392
84positive3200.237
85positive3200.374
86positive3200.378
87positive3200.244
88positive6400.234
89positive6400.232
90positive6400.234
91positive6400.389
92positive6400.400
93positive6400.385
94positive6400.284
95positive6400.378
96positive6400.314
97positive6400.300
98positive6400.200
99positive12800.426
100positive12800.420
101positive12800.467
102positive12800.368
103positive12800.390
104positive12800.390
105positive12800.380
  1. ^Individual serum samples, n = 105, both RBPT and CFT positive, collected from 17 different Brucella-infected herds; the infection with Brucella spp. was confirmed by bacteriological and PCR analyses
  2. ° International Complement Fixation Test Units (ICFTU)