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Table 2 Performance evaluation of the microplate immunocapture method as compared to the culture enrichment method

From: Evaluation of microplate immunocapture method for detection of Vibrio cholerae, Salmonella Typhi and Shigella flexneri from food

Parameters Culture IC-culture IC-PCR PCR
Detection limit (CFU/25 g) 125 50 25 50
Sensitivity (CI, 95%) 95.9 97.3 100 98.2
Specificity (CI, 95%) 97.0 96.1 96.8 95.4
Accuracy (CI, 95%) 96.2 95.3 96.7 96.1