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Table 5 Results for sample 2: Plasmodium negative sample. Eligible answers of 125 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 (%)
P. falciparum or mixed infection*    1     1 (0.8)
Absence of control line not reported as invalid*    1   1   2 (1.6)
Negative + comment which is NOT correct† 1 1 1 1    4 (3.2)
Negative + Correct comment 5 4 2 3 5 1 20 (16.0)
Negative 45 21 18 8 5 1 98 (78.4)
  1. *major and † minor errors, see definitions in Table 3.