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Table 4 ELISA and MBA results for each antigen in neurocysticercosis patients with only one viable cyst (n = 26)

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

Just one viable cyst (n = 26)
Test Area 95% CI SE P Cut-off S (%) SP (%)
T24H-his ELISA 0.91 0.863–0.956 0.024 < 0.001 23.3 50.0 96.5
GST-Ts8B2 ELISA 0.93 0.886–0.970 0.021 < 0.001 34.5 53.8 96.5
GST-T24H ELISA 0.92 0.878–0.971 0.024 < 0.001 21.1 53.8 96.5
T24H-his MBA 0.89 0.826–0.953 0.032 < 0.001 9.2 50.0 96.5
GST-Ts8B2 MBA 0.76 0.644–0.875 0.059 < 0.001 250.0 42.3 91.2
GST-T24H MBA 0.92 0.862–0.970 0.028 < 0.001 4.0 57.7 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