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Table 3 The performance of stool diagnostic techniques for diagnosis of intestinal schistosomiasis at Ayder referral hospital, 2016

From: Under diagnosis of intestinal schistosomiasis in a referral hospital, North Ethiopia

Diagnostic methods Gold standard
Sensitivity (95% CI) Specificity (95% CI) PPV (95% CI) NPV (95% CI) Kappa value
Wet mount 35 (20.6–51.7) 100 100 90.2 (88–92.1) 0.48
Kato-Katz 87.5 (73.2–95.8) 100 (98.5–100) 100 98 (95.5–99.1) 0.92
FEC 85 (70.2–94.3) 99.6 (97.7–99.9) 97.1 (82.7–99.6) 97.6 (95–98.8) 0.89