TABLE 2.

Detection of E. bieneusi spores in stool of rhesus macaque

Detection by PCR (first and nested PCR)No. of samples with result
All samples (n = 38)Detection by MAb 2G4a,bDetection by rabbit antibodya,b
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Positive by both PCR22347824511
Negative by first PCR but positive by nested PCR1000000000
Negative by both PCR600000000
  • a Spores were counted in 10 microscopic fields at a magnification of ×400.

  • b +, 40 to 100 spores; ++, 101 to 400 spores; +++, 401 to 1,000 spores; ++++, >1,000 spores.