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Table 3 Diagnostic sensitivity and specificity comparison of samples prepared with VETSCAN IMAGYST centrifugal flotation versus conventional centrifugal 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 42 25 20 10
False positive 2 3 1 0
True negative 53 64 76 88
False negative 3 8 3 2
Total 100 100 100 100
Sensitivity (%) (95% CI) 93.3 (83.3–98.1) 75.8 (59.4–87.8) 87.0 (69.1–96.2) 83.3 (56.4–96.4)
Specificity (%) (95% CI) 96.4 (88.8–99.2) 95.5 (88.5–98.7) 98.7 (94.1–99.9) 100 (97.2–100)
  1. Abbreviation: CI, confidence interval