Table 3: Diagnostic performance of serological tests in fallow deer.


CervidTB STAT-PAK91% (29/32)91% (97/107)91% (126/139)
DPP VetTB91% (29/32)99% (106/107)97% (135/139)

aFallow deer were considered positive for bovine TB if either M. bovis was isolated upon culture of lesions or mycobacteriosis compatible lesions were detected upon microscopic examination of gross lesions.
bSera from noninfected and SCT-negative fallow deer were obtained from the APHIS, NVSL bovine TB serum bank for evaluation of test specificity.