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Table 2 Luminex assay performance for the detection and identification of ovine piroplasms in sheep blood field samples compared with RLB hybridisation

From: Assessment of exposure to piroplasms in sheep grazing in communal mountain pastures by using a multiplex DNA bead-based suspension array

Probe    RLB Kappa (κ) CSe (%) Luminex
   Luminex NEG POS Total   
Catch-all TB   NEG 60 0 60   
   POS 5 112 117   
  Total   65 112 177 0.938 ± 0.027 4.46
B. ovis   NEG 176 0 176   
   POS 0 1 1   
  Total   176 1 177 1.000 ± 0.000 0.00
B. motasi   NEG 164 0 164   
   POS 6 7 13   
  Total   170 7 177 0.684 ± 0.120 85.71
T. ovis   NEG 117 0 117   
   POS 3 57 60   
  Total   120 57 177 0.962 ± 0.022 5.26
T. luwenshuni/OT1   NEG 162 0 162   
   POS 7 8 15   
  Total   169 8 177 0.677 ± 0.113 87.50
Theileria sp. OT3   NEG 93 0 93   
   POS 10 74 84 0.886 ± 0.035 13.51
  Total   103 74 177