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Table 2 Test characteristics as calculated with histology as a gold standard

From: Pooled PCR testing strategy and prevalence estimation of submicroscopic infections using Bayesian latent class models in pregnant women receiving intermittent preventive treatment at Machinga District Hospital, Malawi, 2010

  Histology Histology Total
  (+) (-)  
PCR (+) 28 24 52
PCR (-) 11 554 565
Total 39 578 617
Sensitivity 71.8%   
Specificity   95.8%