TABLE 2.

Bacteria used for specificity evaluation of QD probes

SpeciesNo. of isolatesSourceaResult with probe:
QD-TB1QD-MAP3
M. tuberculosis 9AUA, US, Quattromed+
M. avium subsp. paratuberculosis 20AUA, US, Quattromed, VRI+
M. avium 6AUA, US, Quattromed, VRI
M. bovis BCG1AUA
M. bovis 4AUA, US, Quattromed
Escherichia coli 9AUA, US
Enterococcus faecalis 4AUA, US
Brucella spp.7AUA, US
Salmonella spp.12AUA, US
Nocardia spp.4AUA
  • a AUA, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece; US, University of Sassari, Italy; VRI, Veterinary Research Institute, Czech Republic.