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Table 2 Comparison between copromicroscopic examination and evaluation of spirorchiids in the spleen and cardiovascular system

From: Cardiovascular flukes (Trematoda: Spirorchiidae) in Caretta caretta Linnaeus, 1758 from the Mediterranean Sea

  Coproscopic examination (eggs)  
Neg Pos Total % concordance Parameter k
Spleen examination (eggs) Neg 44 3 47 95.3 0.886
Pos 0 17 17   
Total 44 20 64   
Cardiovascular system (adults) Neg 116 18 134 87.1 0.356
Pos 0 6 6   
Total 116 24 140   
  1. Abbreviations: Neg negative sample, Pos positive sample