Table 1

Performance indices of flow cytometry serology for detection of anti-Leishmania IgG antibodies in canine sera

Sample typeResults (% [95% CI])a
SensitivitySpecificityPPVNPVAccuracy
CVL100.0 (90.4–100.0)100.0 (83.3–99.4)100.0 (86.2–99.5)100.0 (88.3–100.0)100.0 (91.9–99.7)
L. braziliensis80.0 (62.7–90.5)85.7 (72.2–93.3)100.0 (86.2–100.0)90.9 (81.6–95.8)
T. cruzi55.6 (33.7–75.5)81.8 (68.1–90.5)100.0 (72.3–100.0)85.2 (73.4–92.3)
B. canis100.0 (70.1–100.0)100.0 (90.4–100.0)100.0 (70.1–100.0)100.0 (92.1–100.0)
E. canis93.3 (78.7–98.2)94.7 (82.7–98.5)100.0 (87.9–100.0)97.0 (89.6–99.2)
  • a CI, confidence interval.