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Table 4 Results for sample 1: P. falciparum sample. Eligible answers of 124 participants were included.

From: External quality assessment on the use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests in a non-endemic setting

  RDT brand
Reported result Binax Palutop Optimal CareStart SD Bioline Ultimed/Cypress Total (%)
Negative*   1      1 (0.8)
Positive 13 1 2 1 3 1 21 (16.9)
P. falciparum 1 22 10 7 4   44 (35.5)
P. falciparum or mixed infection 37 2 11 4 4   58 (46.8)
  1. *major, † minor and ‡ very minor errors, see definitions in Table 3.