Veterinary Medicine International / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Bayesian Estimation of Sensitivity and Specificity of Rose Bengal, Complement Fixation, and Indirect ELISA Tests for the Diagnosis of Bovine Brucellosis in Ethiopia

Table 1

Prior information used for sensitivity and specificity of RBT, I-ELISA, and CFT.


Se81.2 (66.4–96)96 (90.2–99.8)89 (81.3–96.7)Gall and Nielsen (2004) [15]
Sp86.3 (71.64–99)93.8 (88–99.6)83.5 (75.8–91.2)

Se100 (96.7–100)98.9 (96.2–99.8)100 (96.7–100)Mainar-Jaime et al. (2005) [23]
Sp86.4 (79.1–91.9)100 (97.1–100)94.4 (88.8–97.7)

Âse90.6 (81.6–98)97.4 (93.2–99.9)94.5 (89–98.3)Mean Se and Sp
ÂSp86.4 (71–99)96.9 (92.5–99.8)89 (82.3–94.4)

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