TABLE 5

Antigen-specific IgG antibody responses in animals sampled in March 2014 grouped by numbers of antigens recognized

No. of antigens recognizedNo. of serum samplesa% Antibody positiveb
PPD-BMPB 70 peptideMPB70MPB83CFP10ESAT6
049000000
14738.336.22.18.512.82.1
23187.1c61.3d22.69.719.40
341100d90.2d87.8c12.29.80
489100100d100d94.4c4.51.1
5143100100100100d100c0.7
647100100100100100100c
  • a Total n = 447.

  • b Progressive increases in the proportions of samples positive for antibody as the number of antigens recognized increases are in bold.

  • c P < 0.0001 (compared to the preceding number of antigens recognized).

  • d P < 0.05 (compared to the preceding number of antigens recognized).