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Table 5 Sensitivity and specificity of rKRP42 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 83 83 (95.40) na 88.64–98.73 79 79 (90.80) na 82.68–95.96
All controls (EC + NEC + DC + TB) 81 2 na 79 (97.53) 91.36–99.70 3 na 78 (96.30) 89.56–99.23
EC 33 1 na 32 (96.97) 84.24–99.92 0 na 33 (100) 89.42–100
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 1 na 15 (93.75) 69.77–99.84
TB 16 0 na 16 (100) 79.41–100 1 na 15 (93.75) 69.77–99.84
  1. Abbreviations: na not applicable; 95 % CI, sensitivity or specificity at 95 % confidence interval