Table 2.

Results of conventional testing for toxigenicP. multocida and B. bronchisepticacompared to those of colony lift-hybridization assay

Result by the following assay:No. of specimens
Conventional testingHybridization assay
P. multo-cidaToxigenic P. multocidaaB. bronchisepticaToxigenic P. multocidaB. bronchi-septica
NTb 27
+32
+++10
NT++7
+++2
++1
++4
NT+1
  • a As determined by ELISA.

  • b NT, not tested; P. multocidawas not isolated.