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Research Article

Leishmania spp. Epidemiology of Canine Leishmaniasis in the Yucatan Peninsula

Table 6

Result of the indices that evaluate the reliability of the diagnostic test (ELISA) using the Fe-SODe fraction of the different strains of Leishmania in sera of dogs of the Yucatan Peninsula (Mexico).

L. braziliensisL. infantumL. mexicana

Sensitivity96.20%100.00%100.00%
Specificity99.00%99.70%99.50%
Positive predictive value86.20%98.80%92.00%
Negative predictive value99.70%100.00%100.00%
Kappa value111