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Table 2 Comparison of diagnostic accuracy of MAT, Leptocheck-WB, and IgM ELISA, using Bayesian latent class modeling

From: Evaluation of two immunodiagnostic tests for early rapid diagnosis of leptospirosis in Sri Lanka: a preliminary study

Parameters Bayesian latent class model %(95 % credible interval)
Combined positivity rate 44.7 (30.8 - 60.8)
MAT
Sensitivity 91.4 (72.2 - 100)
Specificity 86.7 (70.7 - 99.3)
PPV 84.7 (63.6 - 99.3)
NPV 92.7 (71.2 - 100)
Leptocheck-WB
Sensitivity 95.0 (79.3 - 100)
Specificity 76.4 (60.8 - 93.2)
PPV 76.5 (56.2 - 94.3)
NPV 95.1 (75.9 - 100)
IgM ELISA
Sensitivity 81.1 (62.4 - 97.3)
Specificity 83.1 (68.8 - 94.8)
PPV 79.6 (60.4 - 94.4)
NPV 84.5 (64.0 - 98.2)
  1. PPV positive predictive value, NPV negative predictive value