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Table 5 ELISA and MBA results for each antigen in neurocysticercosis patients with only calcified (non-viable) cysts (n = 46)

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

Calcified Cysts (n = 46)
Test Area 95% CI SE P Cut-off S (%) SP (%)
T24H-his ELISA 0.88 0.841–0.928 0.022 < 0.001 23.3 34.8 96.5
GST-Ts8B2 ELISA 0.86 0.811–0.911 0.026 < 0.001 34.5 15.2 96.5
GST-T24H ELISA 0.91 0.869–-0.950 0.021 < 0.001 21.1 43.5 96.5
T24H-his MBA 0.82 0.754–0.881 0.032 < 0.001 9.2 32.6 96.5
GST-Ts8B2 MBA 0.55 0.445–0.647 0.052 0.341 250.0 13.0 91.2
GST-T24H MBA 0.84 0.774–0.909 0.034 < 0.001 4.0 37.0 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