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Table 2 Agreement between diagnostic tests: number of positive and negative samples examined in parallel by microscopical examination of skin sediment and molecular analysis of skin for Cercopithifilaria sp. infection in Sicily (Site E) and Spain (Site F)

From: On a Cercopithifilaria sp. transmitted by Rhipicephalus sanguineus: a neglected, but widespread filarioid of dogs

  Microscopical examination Molecular examination Total
   Positive Negative  
Sicily (E) Positive 6 9 15
  Negative 16 82 98
  Total 22 91 113
  Microscopical examination Molecular examination Total
   Positive Negative  
Spain (F) Positive 2 1 3
  Negative 3 5 8
  Total 5 6 11