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Table 3 Sensitivity, specificity and accuracy of First Response® Malaria Ag (pLDH/HRP2) card test by Light Microscopy

From: The usefulness of a new rapid diagnostic test, the First Response® Malaria Combo (pLDH/HRP2) card test, for malaria diagnosis in the forested belt of central India

Indices Overall P. falciparum Non-P. falciparum species
True Positive 103 69 34
True Negative 153 207 235
False Positive 27 12 15
False Negative 8 3 7
Sensitivity (95% CI) 93 (86–96) 96 (88–99) 83 (69–91)
Specificity (95% CI) 85 (79–89) 95 (91–97) 94 (90–96)
PPV (95% CI) 79 (71–85) 85 (76–91) 69 (55–80)
NPV (95% CI) 95 (91–97) 99 (96–99) 97 (94–99)
Accuracy (95% CI) 88 (83–91) 95 (92–97) 92 (87–95)
J-index 0.74 0.84 0.67