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Table 3 The comparison of detection indexes by 7 TB antibody test kits (%)

From: Diagnostic performance and problem analysis of commercial tuberculosis antibody detection kits in China

Detection index Kit A Kit B Kit C Kit D Kit E Kit F Kit G
Sensitivity 50.0* 83.9 38.7* 9.7* 48.4* 69.4 79.0
Specificity 73.2# 25.0# 85.7 96.4 78.6 78.6 50.0#
Positive predictive value 67.4 55.3 75.0 75.0 71.4 78.2 63.6
Negative predictive value 56.9 58.3 55.8 49.1 57.9 69.8 68.3
Consistent rate 61.0 55.9 61.0 50.8 62.7 73.7# 65.3
  1. *P < 0.05 compared with kit B; #P < 0.05 compared with kit D