TABLE 3.

Sensitivity of each assay among cases from different geographical locations

Location (state[s] or commonwealth or case group)No. of casesa% Sensitivity by:
ELISAIHADSTLDS
United States (Hawaii)6590.896.596.990.8
United States (Puerto Rico)1894.483.3100100
United States (other states)1210083.383.391.7
United States (triathletesb)1866.766.772.294.4
Thailand1973.779.094.794.7
  • a One case from Palau was excluded from this analysis.

  • b Point source outbreak among participants of a triathlon event (Springfield, Illinois, 1998).