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Table 9 Sensitivity and specificity of CareStart™ Malaria 3 line pLDH (Pan, PF) and OptiMAL-IT® compared to sensitive species PCR genotyping

From: Evaluation of three parasite lactate dehydrogenase-based rapid diagnostic tests for the diagnosis of falciparum and vivax malaria

  CareStart™ Malaria three line pLDH (Pan, PF) OptiMAL-IT® pLDH (Pan, PF)
Sensitivity Specificity Sensitivity Specificity
PF +/- other 86.0
[79.5-90.7]
95.9
[93.8-97.3]
92.6
[87.2-95.8]
91.4
[88.7-93.5]
Non-PF 77.3
[71.7-82.0]
93.6
[90.8-95.6]
89.2
[84.7-92.5]
90.2
[86.9-92.8]
PF monoinfection 78.6
[71.1-84.6]
- 91.5
[85.5-95.2]
-
PV monoinfection 78.4
[72.5-83.4]
- 90.3
[85.7-93.6]
-