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Table 4 Sensitivity and specificity of rK28 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 86 86 (98.85) na 93.76–99.97 83 83 (95.40) na 88.64–98.73
All controls
(EC + NEC + DC + TB)
81 3 na 78 (96.30) 89.56–99.23 3 na 78 (96.30) 89.56–99.23
EC 33 1 na 32 (96.97) 84.24–99.92 1 na 32 (96.97) 84.24–99.92
NEC 16 0 na 16 (100) 79.41–100 1 na 15 (93.75) 69.77–99.84
DC 16 1 na 15 (93.75) 69.77–99.84 0 na 16 (100) 79.41–100
TB 16 1 na 15 (93.75) 69.77–99.84 1 na 15 (93.75) 69.77–99.84
  1. Abbreviations: na, not applicable; 95 % CI, sensitivity or specificity at 95 % confidence interval