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Table 2 Output parameters of the accuracy of tests for each group of cats studied

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

  IFAT ELISA WB
  Median CI Median CI Median CI
Non-endemic area: sample prevalence 0.02% (CI: 0.00–0.16)
 Sensitivity 0.33 0.01–0.96 0.38 0.02–0.97 0.41 0.02–0.96
 Specificity 0.99 0.94–1.00 0.98 0.92–1.00 0.96 0.90–0.99
Endemic area: sample prevalence 0.10% (CI: 0.01–0.96)
 Sensitivity 0.43 0.07–0.93 0.26 0.00–0.94 0.64 0.07–0.99
 Specificity 0.84 0.18–0.95 0.98 0.30–1.00 0.84 0.06–0.96
Affected by leishmaniosis: sample prevalence 0.89% (CI: 0.01–1.00)
 Sensitivity 0.89 0.08–0.99 0.94 0.13–1.00 0.94 0.09–1.00
 Specificity 0.21 0.01–0.95 0.18 0.00–0.93 0.16 0.00–0.94
  1. Abbreviation: CI 0.95 credible interval