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Table 1 Detection of recombinant SsTPx in infected S. scabiei serum, negative serum and controls by dot-ELISA

From: Characterisation and analysis of thioredoxin peroxidase as a potential antigen for the serodiagnosis of sarcoptic mange in rabbits by dot-ELISA

Groups (n = 203) Observer 1 number Sensitivity or specificity Observer 2 number Sensitivity or specificity Kappa index* Proportion agreement(PA)
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S. scabiei infected-(n=85) 81 4 95.3% 80 5 94.1% 0.882 98%
Total uninfected (n=118) 7 111 94.1% 8 110 93.2% 0.928 99%
Negative (n=94) 0 94 100% 0 94 100% 1.0 100%
E.stiedae (n=6) 0 6 100% 0 6 100% 1.0 100%
T.pisiformis (n=6) 0 6 100% 0 6 100% 1.0 100%
P. cuniculi (n=12) 7 5 68.3% 8 4 66.7% 0.823 91%
  1. *Strength of agreement: K index <0, poor; 0–0.20, slight; 0.21–0.4, fair; 0.41–0.6, moderate; 0.61–0.80, substantial; 0.81–1.0; almost perfect.