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Table 4 Diagnostic sensitivity and specificity comparison of samples prepared with conventional centrifugal flotation versus OVASSAY passive flotation, 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 41 26 22 4
False positive 2 1 0 0
True negative 53 66 77 88
False negative 4 7 1 8
Total 100 100 100 100
Sensitivity (%) (95% CI) 91.1 (80.2–96.9) 78.8 (62.8–90.0) 95.7 (81.4–99.5) 33.3 (12.5–61.2)
Specificity (%) (95% CI) 96.4 (88.8–99.2) 98.5 (93.2–99.8) 100 (96.8–100) 100 (97.2–100)
  1. Abbreviation: CI, confidence interval