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Table 1 Combination of results of the three serological tests detected in each group of cats

From: Diagnostic performance of ELISA, IFAT and Western blot for the detection of anti-Leishmania infantum antibodies in cats using a Bayesian analysis without a gold standard

Serological technique Non-endemic area (n = 64) Endemic area (n = 76) Affected by leishmaniosis (n = 21)
IFAT ELISA WB Number of observations
61 53 0
+ 2 9 0
+ 1 0 0
+ + 0 1 1
+ 0 9 0
+ + 0 3 0
+ + 0 0 0
+ + + 0 1 20
  1. +, positive test result; −, negative test result