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Table 2 Diagnostic sensitivity and specificity comparison of samples prepared with VETSCAN IMAGYST passive flotation versus OVASSAY passive flotation (reference method), both read by a parasitologist

From: Evaluation of the VETSCAN IMAGYST: an in-clinic canine and feline fecal parasite detection system integrated with a deep learning algorithm

  Ancylostoma Trichuris Toxocara Taeniidae
True positive 40 22 21 4
False positive 4 6 0 6
True negative 53 67 78 90
False negative 3 5 1 0
Total 100 100 100 100
Sensitivity (%) (95% CI) 93.0 (82.5–98.0) 81.5 (64.1–92.6) 95.5 (80.7–99.5) 100 (55.5–100)
Specificity (%) (95% CI) 93.0 (84.2–97.6) 91.8 (83.8–96.5) 100 (96.8–100) 93.8 (87.6–97.3)