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Table 3 Sensitivity of OptiMAL-IT® and Paracheck-Pf® at different levels of parasitaemia

From: Accuracy of malaria rapid diagnosis test Optimal-IT® in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo

Microscopy parasitaemia ranges n Optimal-IT® positive Sensitivity (%) Paracheck-Pf® positive Sensitivity (%)
< 100 3 2 66.7 2 66.7
100 – 1,000 19 9 47.3 16 84.2
> 1,000 98 87 88.8 90 91.8