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Volume 21, Number 3—March 2015

Noninvasive Test for Tuberculosis Detection among Primates

Tiffany M. WolfComments to Author , Lawrence Mugisha, Fernanda Miyagaki Shoyama, Melanie J. O’Malley, JoAnne L. Flynn, Benon Asiimwe, Dominic A. Travis, Randall S. Singer, and Srinand Sreevatsan
Author affiliations: Minnesota Zoological Gardens, Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA (T.M. Wolf); University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA (T.M. Wolf, L. Mugisha, F.M. Shoyama, D.A. Travis, R.S. Singer, S. Sreevatsan); Conservation & Ecosystem Health Alliance, Kampala, Uganda (L. Mugisha); Makerere University, Kampala (L. Mugisha, B. Asiimwe); University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (M.J. O’Malley, J.L. Flynn)

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Table 1

Fecal IS6110 PCR results for detection of tuberculosis among cynomulgus and rhesus macaques, by infection status, inoculation dose, and time to sampling

Species and infection status Inoculation dose No. animals Time postinoculation for sampling, mo No. PCR positive
Active Mid 4 2 2
Mid 1 5 1
Mid 1 6 0
Low 2 7 1
Low 1 8 1
Low 1 9 0
Latent Mid 4 2 0
Mid 1 5 0
Mid 4 6 0
Low 3 7 0
Low 4 8 0
Low 4 9 1
Low 3 10 1
Subclinical Low 2 7 1
Low 1 8 0
Uninfected N/A 13 NA 0

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