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Table 2 Brucella spp. detected by AMOS PCR and qPCR speciation assay in wild animals from the Serengeti ecosystem (n = 189)

From: Circulating Brucella species in wild animals of the Serengeti ecosystem, Tanzania

Wild animal spp. Tested (n) Test method
AMOS PCR (n = 12) qPCR speciation (n = 16)
Brucellaspp. (%)a Brucellaspp. (%)a
Lion 19 Brucella abortus (25) B. abortus (38.0)
Buffalo 46 Brucella abortus (8.3) B. abortus (43.8)
Wildebeest 80 Brucella suis (33.3) NA
Zebra 25 Brucella suis (8.3) B. abortus (6.3)
Impala 10 Brucella melitensis (8.3) B. abortus (12.5)
Hyena 4 Brucella suis (8.3) NA
Baboon 5 NA NA
  1. NA No amplification
  2. aPositivity proportions calculated by column in all cases