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Table 7 Summary of the results obtained with the same serum panel tested every 6 months

From: Validation of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the quantification of human IgG directed against the repeat region of the circumsporozoite protein of the parasite Plasmodium falciparum

  Time point 1 Time point 2 Time point 3 Time point 4
Slope of the Deming's regressiona 0,99 (0,98-1,00) 1,00 (0,98-1,01) 0,99 (0,97 - 1,01) 1,01 (1,00 - 1,03)
Bias of the Deming's regressionb OK OK OK OK
GMRc 1,140 1,015 1,027 1,03
Agreement (%)d 100 100 100 98
McNemar p-valuee OK OK OK 1,000
  1. aSlope must be equivalent to 1.
  2. bBias must be between 0.5 and 2.00 for the whole range.
  3. cGMR must be between 0.80 and 1.25.
  4. dAgreement must be >80%.
  5. eMcNemar value must be ≥0,05.
  6. GMR, geometric mean of the individual ratios.