Performance of serology and microscopic examination of stools for the diagnosis of strongyloidiasis (N = 20 proven/probable and 321 negative/possible cases).
|Microscopic examination of stools
||S. stercoralis serology
|% (n/N)||95% CI||% (n/N)||95% CI|
|Sensitivity||45 (9/20)||26–66||100 (20/20)||81–100||**|
|Specificity||100 (321/321)||99–100||97 (311/321)||94–98||**|
|PPV||100 (9/9)||66–100||67 (20/30)||49–81||ns|
|NPV||97 (321/332)||94–98||100 (311/311)||99–100||***|
PPV: positive predictive value, NPV: negative predictive value, ns: not significant, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001 (Fisher’s exact test).
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