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Table 2 The sensitivity and specificity of individual rSEPs on microarray probed with the acute-phase sera (n = 17) or convalescent-phase sera (n = 17)

From: Microarray of surface-exposed proteins of rickettsia heilongjiangensisfor serodiagnosis of Far-eastern spotted fever

  Sensitivity (%) Specificity Summary*
Proteins Acute-phase Convalescent-phase (%) (%)
rGroEL 65 65 80 209
rOmpA-2 71 82 85 238
rOmpB-3 65 82 90 237
rPrsA 53 76 95 224
rRh054_02285 71 65 90 225
rRplA 71 82 65 218
rRplY 65 82 85 232
rRpsB 71 71 95 236
rSdhB 82 76 90 249
rSurA 59 82 90 231
rYbgF 65 65 90 219
  1. *The summary of sensitivities of each protein to both acute- and convalescent-phase sera and specificity of each protein was calculated to evaluate its ability as a candidate antigen for diagnosis of FESF.