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Table 2 DAT and nested-PCR results for detection of L. infantum infection in symptomatic and asymptomatic dogs from visceral leishmanasis endemic area of Iran, 2019

From: A comparative study of nested-PCR and direct agglutination test (DAT) for the detection of Leishmania infantum infection in symptomatic and asymptomatic domestic dogs

   Symptomatic dogs (n  =  30) Asymptomatic dogs (n  =  35) All dogs (n  =  65)
Nested-PCR Nested-PCR
Positive Negative Total Positive Negative Total Positive Negative Total
DAT Positive 27 0 27 29 2 31 56 2 58
Negative 1 2 3 1 3 4 2 5 7
Total 28 2 30 30 5 35 58 7 65