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Table 1 Agreement of TB LAM Ag or LIONEX animal TB tests with SICTT in detecting bovine TB

From: Evaluation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis lipoarabinomannan antigen assay and rapid serology blood test for the diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis in Ethiopia

Type of test SICTT Kappa statistics 95% Confidence Interval
Positive Negative Total
LAM TB Ag
 Positive 64 2 66 0.85 (0.65–0.94)
 Negative 15 94 109  
 Total 79 96 175 Strong agreement
LIONEX Animal TB
 Positive 49 1 50 0.63(0.49–0.76)
 Negative 30 95 125  
 Total 79 96 175 Moderate Agreement
  1. TB Tuberculosis, SICTT Single intradermal comparative tuberculin test, LAM Lipoarabinomannan, IFN-γ Gamma interferon, Ag Antigen