TABLE 2.

Comparison of the specificity and sensitivity of the epitope-blocking ELISA with virus neutralization to detect anti-RRV antibodies in kangaroo and horse sera

Animal species% Inhibition of MAb 3B2aNeutralization titer vs T48b
Kangaroo9580, 640
8680, 640
7640, 160
84640, 160
9140, 160
7980, 160
94<40, 320
9180, 80
82320, 160
90320, 160
6680, 160
88640, 160
78<40, 40
89320, 160
84320
84160
80160
17<40
18<40
19<40
17<40
16<40
8<40
Horse22<40, <40
9<40, <40
12<40
59640
0<40
0<40
0<40
7180
0<40
4280
15<40
  • a Mean inhibition calculated from two separate assays.

  • b A titer of 40 or greater was considered positive. Two entries represent titers from two separate assays.