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Table 2 Identification results, panel A (n = 52), panel B (n = 40) and panels A + B (n = 92) versus database 1

From: New assessment of Anopheles vector species identification using MALDI-TOF MS

  Head Thorax Legs
Panel A    
 Correct speciesa, no. specimens (%) 32/52 (61.54) 11/52 (21.15) 16/52 (30.77)
 Wrong speciesb, no. specimens (%) 11/52 (21.15) 12/52 (23.08) 14/52 (26.92)
 Absence of identification, LSV < 1.7, no. specimens (%) 9/52 (17.31) 29/52 (55.77) 22/52 (42.31)
Panel B    
 Correct speciesa, no. specimens (%) 27/40 (67.5) 14/40 (35) 11/40 (27.5)
 Wrong speciesb, no. specimens (%) 7/40 (17.5) 2/40 (5) 21/40 (52.5)
 Absence of identification, LSV < 1.7, no. specimens (%) 6/40 (15) 24/40 (60) 8/40 (20)
Panels A + B    
 Correct speciesa, no. specimens (%) 59/92 (64.13) 25/92 (27.17) 27/92 (29.35)
 Wrong speciesb, no. specimens (%) 18/92 (19.57) 14/92 (15.22) 35/92 (38.04)
 Absence of identification, LSV < 1.7, no. specimens (%) 15/92 (16.30) 53/92 (57.61) 30/92 (32.61)
  1. aProportion of interpretable (LSV ≥ 1.7) and correct identifications among all the tested specimens
  2. bProportion of interpretable (LSV ≥ 1.7) and wrong identifications among all the tested specimens