Veterinary Medicine International / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

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 3

Observed estimate of sensitivities and specificities.

TestParameterPosterior estimation

RBTSe89.6 (95% PI: 79.9–95.8)
Sp84.5 (95% PI: 68–94.8)

I-ELISASe96.8 (95% PI: 92.3–99.1)
Sp96.3 (95% PI: 91.7–98.8)

CFTSe94 (95% PI: 87.8–97.5)
Sp88.5 (95% PI: 81–93.8)

Prevalence4 (95% PI: 0.8–11.45)

rhoD0.22 (95% PI: −0.05–0.71)

rhoDc0.176 (95% PI: −0.082–0.64)

95% PI = 95% probability interval.

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