Table 1

Single intradermal comparative tuberculin test (SICTT), Enferplex tuberculosis (TB), interferon-γ (IFN-γ) assay and gross postmortem results from a goat farm in Ireland (farm C) in October and November 2008, in three risk groups of animals

SICTT (October 2008)Enferplex TB (November 2008)IFN-γ assay (November 2008)Gross postmortem examination (November 2008)
Risk groupTotal number testedNumber (%) positiveTotal number testedNumber (%) positiveTotal number testedNumber (%) positiveTotal number examined
Reactor group126126 (100)126124 (98.4)6662 (94.0)63
At-risk group500 (0)509 (18.0)509 (18.0)0
Low-risk group140 (0)140 (0)140 (0)0
Total190126 (66.3)190124 (70.0)13071 (54.6)63
κ (95% confidence interval)0.867 (0.791-0.943) (SICTT v Enferplex TB)
0.800 (0.697-0.903) (SICTT v IFN-γ assay)
0.938 (0.878-0.998) (Enferplex TB v IFN-γ assay)