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Table 3 Results of the three quality assessments performed by the research team

From: Malaria rapid diagnostic test as point-of-care test: study protocol for evaluating the VIKIA® Malaria Ag Pf/Pan

Aliquot ID QA 1 (Day 0) QA 2 (Day 7) QA 3 (Day 14)
RDT reading results Interpretation RDT reading results Interpretation RDT reading results Interpretation
C Pf Pan C Pf Pan C Pf Pan
3 Negative P A A Concordant P A A Concordant P A A Concordant
8 Negative P A A Concordant P A A Concordant P A A Concordant
17 Negative P A A Concordant P A A Concordant P A A Concordant
18 Negative P A A Concordant P A A Concordant P A A Concordant
5 P. falciparum - 200 P P A Concordant P P A Concordant P P A Concordant
9 P. falciparum - 200 P P A Concordant P P A Concordant P P A Concordant
12 P. falciparum - 200 P P A Concordant P P A Concordant P P A Concordant
20 P. falciparum - 200 P P A Concordant P P A Concordant P P A Concordant
6 P. falciparum – 2,000 P P P Concordant P P P Concordant P P P Concordant
11 P. falciparum – 2,000 P P P Concordant P P P Concordant P P P Concordant
13 P. falciparum – 2,000 P P P Concordant P P P Concordant P P P Concordant
16 P. falciparum – 2,000 P P P Concordant P P P Concordant P P P Concordant
2 P. vivax - 200 P A Pw Concordant P A Pw Concordant P A Pw Concordant
4 P. vivax - 200 P A Pw Concordant P A A Discordant P A A Discordant
15 P. vivax - 200 P A Pw Concordant P A Pw Concordant P A A Discordant
19 P. vivax - 200 P A Pw Concordant P A A Discordant P A A Discordant
1 P. vivax – 2,000 P A P Concordant P A P Concordant P A P Concordant
7 P. vivax – 2,000 P A P Concordant P A P Concordant P A P Concordant
10 P. vivax – 2,000 P A P Concordant P A P Concordant P A P Concordant
14 P. vivax – 2,000 P A P Concordant P A P Concordant P A P Concordant
  1. QA: quality assessment; C: control line; Pf: P. falciparum line (HRP-2 line detection); Pan: Plasmodium line (aldolase detection line); P: positive; A: negative; Pw: positive weak.