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Table 1 Leishmania positivity rates as detected by H&E staining, IHC, cPCR and qPCR

From: Comparison of immunohistochemical and qPCR methods from granulomatous dermatitis lesions for detection of leishmania in dogs living in endemic areas: a preliminary study

Diagnostic methods N (%) 95% CI
H&E staining 8 (26.66%) 12.3–45.9%
IHC 14 (46.66%) 28.3–65.7%
cPCR 14 (46.66%) 28.3–65.7%
qPCR 21 (70%) 50.6–85.3%
  1. CI, Confidence interval