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Table 2 The sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive values, and negative predictive values of the induced cytokine response for IFNγ, IL-2, IL-18, IL-12p70, and IL-13 for identifying LST+ (n = 40) individuals as compared to LST- (n = 16) with a 95 % confidence interval

From: Protein biomarkers discriminate Leishmania major-infected and non-infected individuals in areas endemic for cutaneous leishmaniasis

  Sensitivity Specificity Positive predictive value Negative predictive value
IFN-γ 0.86 0.92 0.97 0.66
IL-2 0.76 0.85 0.97 0.33
IL-18 0.87 0.76 0.9 0.72
IL-12p70 0.92 0.48 0.57 0.88
IL-13 0.86 1.00 1.00 0.66