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Table 9 Results of TL tests and 1G RDT, and the level of agreement between tests

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

Testa Positive TL (%) Positive RDT (%) Positive agreement (%) Negative agreement (%)
Cases (n = 172)
 Test 102 (59.3) 148 (86.0) 89 (51.7) 11 (6.4)
 Nat-LiTat 1.3 40 (23.3) 141 (82.0) 36 (20.9) 27 (15.7)
 Nat-LiTat 1.5 90 (52.3) 127 (73.8) 69 (40.1) 24 (14.0)
Endemic controls (n = 123)
 Test 39 (31.7) 105 (85.3) 38 (30.9) 17 (13.8)
 Nat-LiTat 1.3 25 (20.3) 94 (76.4) 22 (17.9) 26 (21.1)
 Nat-LiTat 1.5 21 (17.1) 89 (72.4) 20 (16.2) 33 (26.8)
  1. a“Test” refers to the test being positive, in TL and the RDT, the test is interpreted as positive if either band is positive. Nat-LiTat 1.3 and 1.5 refer to the results of each antigen in TL and the RDT. Positive and negative agreement are the numbers where the test results agreed