Table 1.

Best sensitivities, specificities, positive and negative predictive values, false-positive and -negative values, and agreement obtained for the different anti-Chlamydia antibody assaysa

Anti-Chlamydia IgG assaySensitivity (%)Specificity (%)Positive predictive value (%)Negative predictive value (%)False-positive rate (%)False-negative rate (%)Agreement (%)
Anti-LPS82705889301874
Anti-MOMP61846581163976
Anti-hsp6061775780233971
Anti-pgp357897381114379
Anti-OMP289575191431168
  • a Positive patients were 28 patients withC. trachomatis urogenital infection, and negative individuals were 56 healthy blood donors.