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Table 5 Performance of the OmcB Ct ELISA in selected populations.

From: Evaluation of an in silico predicted specific and immunogenic antigen from the OmcB protein for the serodiagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis infections

Reference test Population No. of sera ELISA+/ELISA- Specificity (%) Sensitivity (%)
MIF Children MIF CT-CP- 52 3/49 94.2 (49/52) NA
  Adulte MIF CT-CP+ 52 3/49 94.2 (49/52) NA
  Patients MIF CT+CP- 24 1/24 NA 4.7 (1/24)
PCR Patients PCR CT- 30 2/28 93.3 (28/30) NA
  Patients PCR CT+ 14 4/14 NA 28.6 (4/14)
  1. NA: not applicable, ELISA positivity: OD ≥ 0.764. Children MIF CT-CP-: children sera MIF C. trachomatis negative C. pneumoniae negative, patients MIF CT-CP+: patients MIF C. trachomatis negative C. pneumoniae positive, patients MIF CT+CP-: patients MIF C. trachomatis positive C. pneumoniae negative, Patients PCR CT-: patients that are C. trachomatis PCR negative, Patients PCR CT+: patients that are C. trachomatis PCR positive.