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Table 3 ELISA and MBA results for each antigen in neurocysticercosis patients with two or more viable cysts (n = 77)

From: Comparison of T24H-his, GST-T24H and GST-Ts8B2 recombinant antigens in western blot, ELISA and multiplex bead-based assay for diagnosis of neurocysticercosis

Test Area 95% CI SE P Cut-off S (%) Sp (%)
T24H-his ELISA 0.98 0.971–0.996 0.006 < 0.001 23.3 88.3 96.5
GST-Ts8B2 ELISA 0.97 0.951–0.989 0.010 < 0.001 34.5 75.3 96.5
GST-T24H ELISA 0.99 0.982–0.998 0.004 < 0.001 21.1 88.3 96.5
T24H-his MBA 0.98 0.966–0.994 0.007 < 0.001 9.2 84.4 96.5
GST-Ts8B2 MBA 0.74 0.667–0.819 0.039 < 0.001 250.0 46.8 91.2
GST-T24H MBA 0.99 0.981–0.999 0.005 < 0.001 4.0 96.1 96.5
  1. Abbreviations: Area area under the ROC curve, CI confidence interval, SE standard error, Cut-off serological index value selected as the cut-off for each test, S (%) sensitivity percentage, Sp (%) specificity percentage