Table 7.

Combined results of all trials with modified BACTEC 12B radiometric mediuma

Histological gradeTissue samplesFecal samples
nNo. (%) positivenNo. (%) positive
No lesions4113 (31.7)417 (17.1)
Paucibacillary2222 (100)3115 (48.4)
Multibacillary4343 (100)5857 (98.3)
  • a Tissues and feces are not necessarily matched from the same sheep. Data are the number and percentage of sheep with a positive radiometric GI and IS900 PCR result.