BioMed Research International / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Evaluation of Novel Tools to Facilitate the Detection and Characterization of Leprosy Patients in China

Table 2

Summarized results of three tests evaluated.

Group Rapid testELISA1WBA2
NDO-LIDLID-1NDO-BSAND-O-LIDLID-1ML2044ML2028

Confirmed patients
 MB2095% (19)65% (13)90% (18)95% (19)35% (7)35% (7)40% (8)
 PB1163.6% (7)36.4% (4)45.5% (5)36.4% (4)72.7% (8)63.6% (7)54.5% (6)
At risk
 HHC4221.4% (9)0% (0)35.7% (15)2.4% (1)31.0% (13)23.8% (10)31.0% (13)
Controls
 TB110% (0)9.1% (1)9.1% (1)0% (0)0% (0)0% (0)0% (0)
 EC1010% (1)0% (0)10% (1)10% (1)0% (0)20% (2)10% (1)
 Combined214.8% (1)4.8% (1)9.5% (2)4.8% (1)0% (0)9.5% (2)4.8% (1)

1ELISA was determined as positive if mean OD of duplicate wells was >2 × EC mean OD.
2WBA were determined as positive if IFN concentration was >50 pg/mL.