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Table 1 Comparison of diagnostic validity of SjSP-13 peptide with SjSP-13 recombinant protein

From: Identification of linear epitopes in SjSP-13 of Schistosoma japonicum using a GST-peptide fusion protein microplate array

Antigen Patients(n = 90) Healthy controls (n = 90)
True positive False negative Sensitivity (%) (95% CI)* True negative False positive Specificity (%) (95% CI)
Peptide 69 21 76.7 (68.8–84.5) 90 0 100 (100–100)
SjSP-13 83 7 92.2 (86.3–98.1) 86 4 95.6 (91.6–99.5)
  1. χ2 = 8.289, df = 1, P = 0.004 when compared by a chi-square test