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Table 3 Comparison of Hexagon Malaria Combi™ rapid test with reference microscopy for the detection of Plasmodium species

From: Performance and usefulness of the Hexagon rapid diagnostic test in children with asymptomatic malaria living in the Mount Cameroon region

Result of rapid test Result of microscopy Sensitivity 95%CI Specificity 95%CI Accuracy (%) Reliability
  Positive Negative Total     
Positive 64 5 69     
Negative 11 106 116 85.3 (80.3–90.4) 95.5 (92.5–98.5) 91.4 0.8
Total 75 111 186