TABLE 3.

Estimates of TB prevalence in captive elephant populations based on culture and serology data

Elephant speciesPrevalence [% (95% CI)]
CultureaESAT-6/CFP10 antibodyb
African4.4 (1.4-11.5)4.4 (1.4-11.6)
Asian15.1 (9.9-22.1)21.9 (15.7-29.7)
Total11.0 (7.5-15.9)15.3 (11.0-20.6)
  • a Trunk wash and/or postmortem testing.

  • b MAPIA and DPP VetTB data.