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Table 2 Sensitivity, specificity and predictive value of LFD-RPA, IHA and ELISA assays for diagnosing S. japonicum infection

From: Recombinase polymerase amplification combined with a lateral flow dipstick for rapid and visual detection of Schistosoma japonicum

Method Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV
LFD-RPA 0.9268 1.000 1.000 0.9688
IHA 0.7857 0.8387 0.6875 0.897
ELISA 0.8571 0.9355 0.857 0.934
  1. AbbreviationsPPV positive predictive value, NPV negative predictive value