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Table 3 Comparison between national reference laboratories and CENQAM Reference laboratory regarding the quality screening of AM drugs

From: The quality of antimalarials available in Yemen

  CENQAM % fulfilling the USP content criteria Sana'a DQCL% fulfilling the USP content criteria P1-value Aden DQCL % fulfilling the USP content criteria P2-value P3-value
CQS Assay 93.3 (14/15) 100 (15/15) 1 100 (15/15) 1 1
CQT Assay 80 (20/25) 92 (23/25) 0.41 84 (21/25) 1 0.66
CQT dissolution 92 (23/25) 100 (25/25) 0.47 96 (24/25) 1 1
SP Assay 100 (10/10) 100 (10/10) 1 100 (10/10) 0 1
SPT dissolution 20 (2/10) 100 (10/10) 0.005* 100 (10/10) 0.005* 1
  1. P1: p-value of Chi-Square test for comparing the proportion of tested products fulfilling the USP content criteria in CENQAM versus Sana'a reference laboratory.
  2. P2: p-value of Chi-Square test for comparing the proportion of tested products fulfilling the USP content criteria in CENQAM versus Aden reference laboratory.
  3. P3: p-value of Chi-Square test for comparing the proportion of tested products fulfilling the USP content criteria in Sana'a versus Aden reference laboratory.