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Table 2 The level of agreement between the different PCR assays and the 'gold standard' Snounou nested PCR in trials with artificially infected and field-collected mosquitoes as determined by Cohen's Kappa measure of test association

From: PCR-based detection of Plasmodium in Anopheles mosquitoes: a comparison of a new high-throughput assay with existing methods

  Artificially infected Field-collected
Method n = 96 n = 269a
Snounou nested κ = 1 κ = 1
TaqMan κ = 0.858 κ = 0.925
Tassanakajon κ = 0.767 κ = 0.264
  1. aThese samples do not include those stored in ethanol/isopropanol