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Table 2 Comparison of the performance of AQ-DAT, FD-DAT and rK39-ICT for the diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis

From: Validation of in-house liquid direct agglutination test antigen: the potential diagnostic test in visceral Leishimaniasis endemic areas of Northwest Ethiopia

Source of SerumAQ- DATFD-DATrK39-ICT
Pos
N (%)
Neg
N (%)
Pos
N (%)
Neg
N (%)
Pos
N (%)
Neg
N (%)
VL cases107 (97.1)3 (2.7)109 (99.1)1 (0.9)106 (96.4)4 (3.6)
CL Cases2 (13.3)13 (86.7)4 (26.7)11 (73.3)7 (46.7)8 (53.3)
Schistosomiasis0 (0)15 (100)0 (100)15 (100)2 (13.3)13 (86.7)
Malaria0 (0)41 (100)0 (0)41 (100)1 (2.44)40 (100)
Tuberculosis0 (0)15 (100)0 (100)15 (100)1 (6.7)14 (93.3)
Apparently Healthy0 (0)76 (100)0 (0)76 (100)0 (0)76 (100)
  1. N.B Pos- positive, Neg- negative.