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Table 1 Brucellosis seropositivity among slaughtered cattle (n = 590) and personnel (n = 107) in Ngaoundéré municipal abattoir of Cameroon according to combined results of Rose Bengal Plate test and Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay

From: Seroprevalence and risk factors of brucellosis among slaughtered indigenous cattle, abattoir personnel and pregnant women in Ngaoundéré, Cameroon

Serological results Number of cases (% [95% CI])
Cattle (n = 590)
 RBPT (+) 20 (3.40 [1.94–4.86])
 RBPT (−) 570 (96.60 [95.14–98.06])
 i-ELISA (+) 35 (5.93 [4.02–7.84])
 i-ELISA (−) 555 (94.07 [92.16–95.98])
 RBPT (+) i-ELISA (+) 20 (3.40 [1.94–4.86])
 RBPT (+) i-ELISA (−) 0
 RBPT (−) i-ELISA (+) 15 (2.54 [1.27–3.81])
Abattoir personnel (n = 107)
 RBPT (+) 6 (5.60 [1.24–9.96])
 RBPT (−) 101 (94.40 [90.04–98.76]
 Brucella IgG ELISA (+) 13 (12.15 [5.96–18.34])
 Brucella IgG ELISA (−) 95 (87.85 [81.66–94.04]
 RBPT (+) Brucella IgG ELISA (+) 6 (5.60 [1.24–9.96]
 RBPT (+) Brucella IgG ELISA (−) 0
 RBPT (−) Brucella IgG ELISA (+) 7 (6.54 [1.86–11.22])
  1. (−): negative; (+): positive; RBPT Rose Bengal Plate test, ELISA Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay, i-ELISA Indirect enzyme linked immunosorbent assay