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Table 1 Reactivity of Brucella antibody or antigen in brucellosis patients

From: Detection of Brucellae in peripheral blood mononuclear cells for monitoring therapeutic efficacy of brucellosis infection

  Reactive Number (%) IFS
+ (%) - (%)
Patient number   154 (100) 106 (68.8) 48 (31.2)
RBPT + 92 (59.7) 66 (42.8) 26 (16.9)
62 (40.3) 40 (26) 22 (14.3)
SAT + 126 (81.8) 87 (56.5) 39 (25.3)
28 (18.1) 19 (12.3) 9 (5.8)
ELISA + 148 (96.1) 103 (66.9) 45 (29.2)
6 (3.8) 3 (1.9) 3 (1.9)
Totala + 151 (98) 104 (67.5) 47 (30.5)
3 (1.9) 2 (1.3) 1 (0.6)
Bacterial Culture + 5 (3.2) 4 (2.6) 1 (0.6)
149 (96.8) 102 (66.3) 47 (30.5)
  1. aCompiled results of three serological testing methods and IFS