Table 2

Sensitivity and specificity of MA relative to cELISAa

cELISAMA (no. of samples)
PositiveNegativeTotal
Positive27633
Negative15051
Total285684
  • a Relative sensitivity = 27 of 33 (81.8%); relative specificity = 50 of 51 (98%). Positive, human serum with a positive MA titer with agglutination at dilutions of ≥1:10; negative, human serum with no agglutination in MA.