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Table 7 Results of the TL tests on cattle sera from the endemic region

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

  Cases Endemic controls
TL result TLa TL Nat-LiTat 1.3 TL Nat-LiTat 1.5 TLa TL Nat-LiTat 1.3 TL Nat-LiTat 1.5
Tested 172 172 172 123 123 123
Negative 70 132 82 84 98 102
Positive 102 40 90 39 25 21
Sensitivity (%) (95% CI) 59.3 (51.8–66.4) 23.3 (17.6–30.1) 52.3 (44.9–59.7)
Specificity (%) (95% CI) 68.3 (59.6–75.9) 79.7 (71.7–85.8) 82.9 (75.3–88.6)
  1. aResults of both TL tests combined