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Table 3 Evaluation of DAT for detection of CVL in symptomatic and asymptomatic dogs as compared to nested-PCR 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)
DAT SE 96.43% (Kappa coefficient; P)
(K  =  0.783; P  <  0.001)
SE 96.67% (Kappa coefficient; P)
(K  =  0.618; P  <  0.001)
SP 100.00% SP 60.00%
PPV 100.00% PPV 93.55%
NPV 66.67% NPV 75.00%