TABLE 3

Semiquantitative DPP detection of M. bovis antigen and free antibodies to MPB70/MPB83 in different types of biological specimens collected from cattle at necropsy (45 weeks postinfection)

Animal IDNo. of specimensa
DPP IgMDPP IgGDPP Ag
SerumBileUrineSerumBileUrineSerumBileUrine
8 45 00 515 783212 179
51 505 243 0 738 509 2 125 133 36
53 86 00 621 247 42615 117
54 66 00 744 34 42 66 493
553100 600 6933 103 3
56 81 00 718 45 114 34 394
57 96 00 181 36 52 29 103
  • a Positive results (corresponding to a cutoff value of 40 RLU) are shown in bold.