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Table 1 Sensitivity and negative predictive value (NPV) of each method, considering all methods combined as gold standard

From: Mini-FLOTAC, Kato-Katz and McMaster: three methods, one goal; highlights from north Argentina

Method H. nana A. lumbricoides
N [Sensitivity (95% CI)] NPV (95% CI) N [Sensitivity (95% CI)] NPV (95% CI)
Kato-Katz 22/193 [49.0 (33.2-64.6)] 86.5 (81.1-92.0) 27/193 [84.4 (70.2-98.5) **] 96.7 (94.1-99.9)
McMaster 28/193 [60.5 (44.7-76.2)] 89.7 (84.8-94.6) 17/193 [48.3 (28.4-68.2)] 91.5 (87.1-95.9)
Mini-FLOTAC (FS2) 42/193 [92.7 (83.5-100.0)*] 98.0 (95.5-100.0) 20/193 [61.3 (42.5-80.1)] 93.1 (89.0-97.1)
Mini-FLOTAC (FS7) 35/193 [77.8 (64.5-91.0)] 93.7 (89.6-97.8) 28/193 [87.1 (73.7-100)**] 97.6 (94.9-100.0)
  1. *Significant difference (pā€‰<ā€‰0.05) with McMaster and with Kato-Katz.
  2. **Significant difference (pā€‰<ā€‰0.05) with McMaster.