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Table 8 Sensitivity, Specificity, Predictive value and Odds ratio for combination of haematological parameters in diagnosis of malaria

From: Impact of Plasmodium falciparum infection on haematological parameters in children living in Western Kenya

Variable sensitivity* Specificity* PPV* NPV* OR LR
(95% CI) (95% CI) (95% CI) (95% CI)
Monocyte count>1500/μL& Platelet<150000/uL 99 (86,99) 43(39,47) 12 (9,15) 98 (97,99) 15.3(5,49) 1.68
Platelet count <150000/μL & Hb<10g/dl 80 (72,86) 84 (76,91) 86(78,92) 78 (69,85) 22 (12,45) 5.2
Hb<10g/dl & Monocyte count >1500/uL 82 (75,87) 44 (40,48) 28 (24,32) 90(86,93) 3.6(2.4,5.6) 1.47
  1. PPV- Positive Predictive Value, NPV-Negative Predictive value, OR- Odds ratio, LR Likelihood ratio *Values in percent