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Table 1 Percentage positivity and intensity of positive bands of the 1G HAT RDT on cattle samples from AAT endemic and non-endemic regions

From: Serological tests for gambiense human African trypanosomiasis detect antibodies in cattle

  Cases (n = 175) Endemic controls (n = 137) Non-endemic controls (n = 121)
Device % positive (95% CI) Mean band intensity ± SD (+ve’s) % positive (95% CI) Mean band intensity ± SD (+ve’s) % positive (95% CI) Mean band intensity ± SD (+ve’s)
1G RDT (either band +ve) 85.1 (79.1–89.7) (n = 149) 2.15 ± 1.11 85.4 (78.5–90.3) (n = 117) 2.07 ± 1.09 42.1 (33.7–51.1) (n = 51) 1.07 ± 0.46
Band 1 (Nat-LiTat 1.3) 81.1 (74.7–86.2) (n = 142) 2.44 ± 1.11 76.6 (68.9–82.9) (n = 105) 2.35 ± 1.13 38.8 (30.6–47.7) (n = 47) 1.45 ± 0.50
Band 2 (Nat-LiTat 1.5) 72.6 (65.5–78.6) (n = 127) 2.31 ± 1.15 71.5 (63.5–78.4) (n = 98) 2.42 ± 1.14 24.0 (17.2–32.3) (n = 29) 1.41 ± 0.50
  1. Abbreviation: SD standard deviation