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Table 2 Linearity under dilution for the automated measurement of adenosine deaminase isoenzyme 2 (ADA2). Results were obtained from two pools of serum from dogs and pigs and two pools of saliva from dogs, horses, pigs and cows with high and low ADA2 activity

From: Characterization of total adenosine deaminase activity (ADA) and its isoenzymes in saliva and serum in health and inflammatory conditions in four different species: an analytical and clinical validation pilot study

Species Sample ADA2 (IU/L) Slope Y-intercept R2 P
Dog Saliva 3.90 1.14 ± 0.07 −0.04 ± 0.08 0.98 < 0.001
0.64 1.35 ± 0.15 −0.02 ± 0.03 0.95 < 0.001
Serum 1.79 1.14 ± 0.10 −0.01 ± 0.05 0.95 < 0.001
0.98 1.16 ± 0.14 −0.01 ± 0.05 0.94 < 0.01
Horse Saliva 4.77 1.00 ± 0.12 −0.15 ± ± 0.17 0.91 < 0.001
0.66 1.02 ± 0.05 0.05 ± 0.04 0.99 < 0.001
Pig Saliva 6.06 1.02 ± 0.03 0.00 ± 0.05 0.99 < 0.001
0.67 1.04 ± 0.13 −0.04 ± 0.04 0.92 < 0.001
Serum 4.30 1.38 ± 0.06 −0.35 ± 0.07 0.99 < 0.001
0.91 1.34 ± 0.13 −0.21 ± 0.06 0.95 < 0.001
Cow Saliva 2.20 1.65 ± 0.14 0.06 ± 0.09 0.96 < 0.001
0.56 1.41 ± 0.21 −0.05 ± 0.04 0.92 < 0.01
  1. R2: Coefficient of linear regression; P: P value