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Table 3 Sensitivity of UMT with microscopy at different parasite densities

From: The performance evaluation of a urine malaria test (UMT) kit for the diagnosis of malaria in individuals with fever in south-east Nigeria: cross-sectional analytical study

  Parasite densities (parasites/μl)
Parameters ≤ 100 ≤ 200 ≥ 201 Overall
Sensitivity 0 50% 89.71% 83.75%
95% CI 0% to 80.71% 21.21% to 78.79% 79.93% to 95.74% 73.81% to 91.05%
PPV 0% 24% 76.25% 77.91%
95% CI 0.00% to 17.80% 9.42% to 45.13% 65.42% to 85.05% 67.67% to 86.14%
NPV 97.96% 94.12% 93.20% 88.07%
95% CI 92.81 to 99.69% 87.63% to 97.80% 86.49% to 97.41% 80.47% to 93.49