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Table 3 Sensitivity and specificity of rK39 ELISA performed using serum and urine samples from VL patients and non-VL individuals for diagnosis of VL

From: Evaluation of diagnostic performance of rK28 ELISA using urine for diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis

  Serum Urine
Group Subjects (n) Positive (n) Sensitivity n (%) Specificity n (%) 95 % CI Positive (n) Sensitivity n (%) Specificity n (%) 95 % CI
VL 87 85 85 (97.70) na 91.94–99.72 82 82 (94.25) na 87.10–98.11
All controls (EC + NEC + DC + TB) 81 2 na 79 (97.53) 91.36–99.70 2 na 79 (97.53) 91.36–99.70
EC 33 1 na 32 (96.97) 84.24–99.92 1 na 32 (96.97) 84.24–99.92
DC 16 1 na 15 (93.75) 69.77–99.84 0 na 16 (100) 79.41–100
TB 16 0 na 16 (100) 79.41–100 1 na 15 (93.75) 69.77–99.84
NEC 16 0 na 16 (100) 79.41–100 0 na 16 (100) 79.41–100
  1. Abbreviations: na, not applicable; 95 % CI, sensitivity or specificity at 95 % confidence interval