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Table 1 Combined results of the three serological tests performed to assess the presence of antibodies against Leishmania parasites in two samples—Portuguese and Brazilian dogs

From: Leishmania exposure in dogs from two endemic countries from New and Old Worlds (Brazil and Portugal): evaluation of three serological tests using Bayesian Latent Class Models

Leishmania infantum IgG ELISA® EIE-LVC® DPP-LVC® Portuguese dogs (n = 194) Brazilian dogs (n = 184) Total (n = 378)
 +   +   +  20 25 45
 +   +   −  2 8 10
 +   −   +  0 4 4
 +   −   −  1 24 25
 −   +   +  3 3 6
 −   +   −  1 11 12
 −   −   +  12 1 13
 −   −   −  155 108 263
  1. (+) indicates a positive and (−) indicates a negative test result
  2. IgG Immunoglobulin G, ELISA enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, EIE-LVC® ELISA canine visceral leishmaniosis test, DPP-LVC® Dual Path Platform canine visceral leishmaniosis test