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Table 3 Comparison of real-time PCR and microaerobic culture in faecal samples of experimentally infected pigs for the detection of (3.1) Campylobacter coli and (3.2) Campylobacter jejuni

From: Rapid identification and quantification of Campylobacter coli and Campylobacter jejuniby real-time PCR in pure cultures and in complex samples

    Microaerobic culture  
    + - Total
   + 40 1 41
3.1 Campylobacter coli detection Real-time PCR - 1 25 26
   Total 41 26 67
   + 24 1 25
3.2 Campylobacter jejuni detection Real-time PCR - 2 25 27
   Total 26 26 52
  1. 3.1 Sensitivity Se = 97.6%, Specificity Sp = 96.2%, Kappa K = 0.94
  2. 3.2 Sensitivity Se = 92.3%, Specificity Sp = 96.2%, Kappa K = 0.89