TABLE 3.

Sensitivity and specificity of MAPIA with T. solium-derived adult tapeworm antigens

Serum panelCategoryNo. of patients% Positive
rES33rES38
Taeniasis Taenia solium taeniasis16299.499.4
T. saginata taeniasis600
Normal seraU.S. residents15411
Egyptian residents1905
Heterologous infection sera Ascaris lumbricoides 200
Echinococcus granulosus 2055
E. multilocularis 100
Plasmodium falciparum 800
Schistosoma mansoni 1011714