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Volume 14, Number 4—April 2008

Research

Rapid Typing of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy Strains with Differential ELISA

Stéphanie Simon*, Jérôme Nugier*, Nathalie Morel*, Hervé Boutal*, Christophe Créminon*, Sylvie L. Benestad†, Olivier Andréoletti‡, Frédéric Lantier§, Jean-Marc Bilheude¶, Muriel Feyssaguet¶, Anne-Gaëlle Biacabe#, Thierry Baron#, and Jacques Grassi*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique, Gif-sur-Yvette, France; †National Veterinary Institute, Oslo, Norway; ‡Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique-Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse, Toulouse, France; §Infectiologie Animale et Santé Publique, Tours, France; ¶Bio-Rad, Marnes-la-Coquette, France; #Agence Française de Sécurité Sanitaire des Aliments, Lyon, France;

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Table 2

Analysis of the experimental caprine BSE samples using the manual ELISA typing test*

Samples Mean A/A′ratio (normalized) SD (normalized) CV, % 95% CI (mean ± 2×SD)
Experimental BSE goat 1 8.2 (0.75) 1.0 (0.09) 12.2 6.2–10.2 (0.57–0.93)
Experimental BSE goat 2 9.1 (0.83) 1.1 (0.10) 12.1 6.9–11.3 (0.63–1.04)
99-1316 1.5 (0.14) 0.2 (0.02) 13.3 1.1–1.9 (0.10–0.17)
PG1259 4.1 (0.38) 0.6 (0.06) 14.6 2.9–5.3 (0.27–0.49)
Experimental ovine BSE 397BS 10.9 (1.00) 1.8 (0.17) 12.2 7.3–14.5 (0.67–1.33)

*BSE, bovine spongiform encephalopathy; SD, standard deviation; CV, coefficient of variation; CI, confidence interval.

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