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Table 1 Number of subsamples M and A that were positive for Campylobacter spp.

From: A simplified and cost-effective enrichment protocol for the isolation of Campylobacter spp. from retail broiler meat without microaerobic incubation

  CampylobacterPositive (%)   
Enrichment Conditions Breast Thighs Total
Microaerobic 20 (38) 28 (45) 48 (44)
Aerobic 18 (34) 28 (45) 46 (43)
Statistics    
   χ2 a 0.10 0.00 0.50
   P value 0.75 1.00 0.81
   Sensitivity 0.81 0.88 0.79
   Specificity 0.78 0.85 0.87
   Accuracy 0.80 0.86 0.83
   Kappa value 0.58 0.73 0.66
  1. a A chi-square values ≤ 3.84 assumes the null hypothesis that means from the reference method (microaerobic conditions) are equivalent to means from the test method (aerobic conditions) and cannot be rejected at the 5% level of confidence (P < 0.05).