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Table 3 Results of sensitivity, specificity, diagnostic agreement and diagnostic validity for BioPro ELISA

From: Evaluation of ELISA for the detection of rabies virus antibodies from the thoracic liquid and muscle extract samples in the monitoring of fox oral vaccination campaigns

  All samples Muscle extracts Thoracic liquids
Not-heat treated treated Heat Not-heat treated treated Heat Not-heat treated treated Heat
Specificity 92.98 % 79.10 % 100 % 87.50 % 89.47 % 85.00 %
Sensitivity 79.20 % 96.36 % 60 % 83.33 % 90.00 % 97.43 %
Diagnostic agreement 89.12 % 87.76 % 89.13 % 84.78 % 89.09 % 92.73 %
Diagnostic validity 89.16 % 94.3 % 70.30 % 88.70 % 95.98 % 94.90 %
Confidential interval 0.825–0.958 0.906–0.979 0.519–0.886 0.801–0.973 0.912–1.00 0.888–1.00
Kappa p < 0.001 0.7517 0.7449 0.4560 0.5410 0.7526 0.8240