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Table 4 Effect of storage condition and parasite level on RDT global performance index

From: Field trial of three different Plasmodium vivax- detecting rapid diagnostic tests with and without evaporative cool box storage in Afghanistan

Rapid test name Storage < 5,000 T/μL > 5,000 T/μL
CareStart Pf/Pan Room temp 94.1
[89.8 - 98.4]
96.8
[94.1 - 99.6]
  EC box 95.8
[92.1 - 99.5]
98.10
[96.0 - 100.0]
CareStart Pf/Pv Room temp* 81.5
[74.4 - 88.6]
98.1
[95.6 - 100.0]
  EC box* 82.4
[75.4 - 89.3]
97.5
[95.0 - 99.9]
Bioline Pf/Pv Room temp 82.4
[75.4 - 89.3]
76.6
[69.9 - 83.3]
  EC box 90.8
[85.5 - 96.1]
85.4
[79.9 - 91.0]
  1. * Significant difference between false result rates for low and high parasitaemias.