TABLE 3.

Motility test results in different mediaa

MediumIncubation time (h)No. (%) of strains (n = 26)Specificity (%)Sensitivity (%)
MotileNonmotile
NBA1819 (73.1)7 (26.9)
9621 (80.8)5 (19.2)7590.91
TBA1819 (73.1)7 (26.9)
9620 (76.9)6 (23.1)10090.91
TSBA1819 (73.1)7 (26.9)
9620 (76.9)6 (23.1)10090.91
MIO1820 (76.9)6 (23.1)
9624 (92.3)2 (7.7)2595.45
  • a Specificity and sensitivity were determined as described in the text. The values shown in the table were determined using the motile and nonmotile E. coli strains listed in Table 2.