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Table 1 Statistic characteristics of pep-LppZ-1 and pep-LppZ-13 based ELISA

From: Utility of dominant epitopes derived from cell-wall protein LppZ for immunodiagnostic of pulmonary tuberculosis

Peptide name TB patients (n = 122) Health Controls (n = 78) P value1 AUC2
Mean ± SD Sensitivity Mean ± SD Specificity
LppZ-1 27.03 ± 55.04 49.2% 9.49 ± 11.28 83.3% < 0.001 0.738
LppZ-13 22.14 ± 22.11 43.4% 10.55 ± 21.77 88.5% < 0.001 0.757
Combine   39.3%   91.0%   
  1. 1P value: comparison of difference between TB group and health control group using Mann-Whiney U test
  2. 2AUC: area under the curve according to receiver operating characteristic (ROC) indicating the discriminatory ability for TB detection from test