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Table 3 Results of the 2-test 2-population Bayesian modelling estimating AMDV-VP2 ELISA sensitivity and specificity

From: Validation of an automated ELISA system for detection of antibodies to Aleutian mink disease virus using blood samples collected in filter paper strips

Model   Median 95% probability interval
1. CIEP sensitivity/specificity only ELISA sensitivity 0.945 0.898–0.987
ELISA specificity 0.984 0.953–0.998
CIEP sensitivity 0.945 0.898–0.987
CIEP specificity 0.978 0.945–0.995
Prevalence (high) 0.964 0.912–0.998
Prevalence (low) 0.027 0.002–0.056
2. CIEP sensitivity/specificity and prevalences ELISA sensitivity 0.962 0.915–0.990
ELISA specificity 0.984 0.953–0.998
CIEP sensitivity 0.961 0.915–0.989
CIEP specificity 0.977 0.945–0.995
Prevalence (high) 0.943 0.903–0.984
Prevalence (low) 0.026 0.003–0.054
3. Prevalences only ELISA sensitivity 0.977 0.930–0.994
ELISA specificity 0.985 0.954–0.999
CIEP sensitivity 0.979 0.931–0.995
CIEP specificity 0.979 0.946–0.996
Prevalence (high) 0.931 0.895–0.974
Prevalence (low) 0.027 0.003–0.054