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Table 2 Frequency of Bovine viral diarrhea virus in aborted bovine, ovine, caprine, buffalo and camel fetuses by evaluation of antigen capture ELISA and RT-PCR methods in Iran

From: Prevalence study of Bovine viral diarrhea virus by evaluation of antigen capture ELISA and RT-PCR assay in Bovine, Ovine, Caprine, Buffalo and Camel aborted fetuses in Iran

Species No. of samples Antigen capture
ELISA (%)
RT-PCR (%)
Bovine 620 111
(17.90)
127
(20.48)
Ovine 525 74
(14.09)
74
(16.74)
Caprine 442 71
(16.06)
93
(17.71)
Buffalo 372 63
(16.93)
76
(20.43)
Camel 214 27
(12.61)
32
(14.95)
Total 2173 347
(15.96)
402
(18.49)
  1. Table show that the RT-PCR method has a higher accuracy than antigen capture ELISA to detection of BVD virus.