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Table 3 Concordance (k coefficient) between microscopy and PCR

From: Development of Dirofilaria immitis within the mosquito Aedes (Finlaya) koreicus, a new invasive species for Europe

  Positivity for Dirofialria immitis
  Microscopy neg/pos PCR neg/pos K (95% CI)
Abdomen 11/31 8/34 0.8 (0.50-1.09)
Thorax 35/7 34/8 0.9 (0.62-1.22)
Head 34/8 31/11 0.8 (0.50-1.09)