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Table 2 Performance of each antigen in ELISA when including only known-infected vs known-uninfected dogs. True positive sera (n = 14 of group 1) were analysed against true negative sera (group 3) only. This scenario represents an ideal but unrealistic situation with a clear differentiation between positive and negative animals

From: Dogs as victims of their own worms: Serodiagnosis of canine alveolar echinococcosis

ELISA AUC Cut-off Sensitivity (95% CI) Specificity (95% CI)
recEm95 1 0.261 1 (0.72–1) 1 (0.83–1)
Em2 0.821 0.430 0.79 (0.52–0.92) 0.95 (0.76–0.99)
EmVF 1 0.574 1 (0.78–1) 1 (0.84–1)
recEm18 0.932 0.268 0.86 (0.60–0.96) 1 (0.84–1)
  1. Abbreviations: AUC area under curve, CI confidence interval