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Table 5 Quality control of microscopy using PCR on a subset of samples

From: Field evaluation of an automated RDT reader and data management device for Plasmodium falciparum/Plasmodium vivax malaria in endemic areas of Colombia

PCR Sensibility (%) Specificity (%) PPV (%) NPV (%)
P. vivax 68.0 98.8 85.0 96.9
P. falciparum 60.6 98.0 66.7 98.1