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Table 2 Performance of SD Bioline Malaria Ag P.f/Pan (05FK60) rapid diagnostic test (mixed infections excluded)

From: Routine parallel diagnosis of malaria using microscopy and the malaria rapid diagnostic test SD 05FK60: the experience of Médecins Sans Frontières in Myanmar

Microscopy results P. falciparum P. vivax/P. malariae
  N = 1,868 (531 positive) N = 1,924 (587 positive)
Sensitivity (95% CI) 90.2 (87.4-92.6) 79.4 (75.9-82.6)
Specificity (95% CI) 98.5 (97.7-99.1) 98.7 (97.9-99.2)
PPV (95% CI) 96.0 (93.9-97.5) 96.3 (94.2-97.8)
NPV (95% CI) 96.2 (95.0-97.2) 91.6 (90.0-93.0)
LR + (95% CI) 60.3 (39–93.2) 59.0 (37.2-93.5)
LR- (95% CI) 0.10 (0.08-0.13) 0.21 (0.18-0.25)
  1. A total of 2,585 blood samples was examined at the Sittwe and Thetkalpyin clinics, Rakhine State, Myanmar.
  2. PPV: positive predicted value; NPV: negative predictive value; LR: likelihood ratio; LR+: sensitivity/(1–specificity); LR–: (1–specificity)/sensitivity.