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Table 3 Bacterial NGS and cPCR agreement statistics

From: Assessment of a metabarcoding approach for the characterisation of vector-borne bacteria in canines from Bangkok, Thailand

VBD cPCR Bacterial NGS Total agreement (%) Kappaa (agreement statistic) Kappa SE
POS NEG
E. canis POS 26 12 74 0.454 (Moderate) 0.091
NEG 14 48
A. platys POS 12 0 87 0.581 (Moderate) 0.098
NEG 13 75
Mycoplasma spp. POS 35 5 91 0.812 (Very good) 0.06
NEG 4 56
  1. aKappa agreement level: K < 0.2, poor; 0.21–0.40, fair; 0.41–0.60, moderate; 0.61–0.80, good; 0.81–1.00, very good