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Table 4 Overview of the serological tests

From: Urgent needs in fostering neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) laboratory capacity in WHO Western Pacific Region: results from the external quality assessment on NTDs diagnosis in 2012–2015

Year Tests Coincidence rate for positive samples (%) Coincidence rate for negative samples (%) Total coincidence rate (%)
2012 ELISA 92.00% (69/75) 84.00% (21/25) 90.00% (90/100)
IHA 100% (75/75) 100% (25/25) 100% (100/100)
2013 ELISA 99.05% (104/105) 100% (35/35) 99.29% (139/140)
IHA 93.33% (98/105) 100% (35/35) 95.00% (133/140)
2014 ELISA 97.62% (41/42) 89.29% (25/28) 94.29% (66/70)
IHA 83.33% (35/42) 100% (28/28) 90.00% (63/70)
2015 ELISA 100% (80/80) 97.50% (78/80) 98.75% (158/160)
IHA 96.25% (77/80) 98.75% (79/80) 97.50% (156/160)