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Table 7 Comparison of two molecular techniques for the detection of G6PD variants

From: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency among malaria patients of Honduras: a descriptive study of archival blood samples

Solgent kit PCR–RFLP
G6PD A− G6PD A+ Total
G6PD A− 47 (72.3%) 1 (1.5%) 48 (73.8%)
G6PD A+ 0 16 (24.6%) 16 (24.6%)
G6PD Santamaria 0 1 (1.5%) 1 (1.5%)
Total 47 (72.3%) 18 (27.7%) 65 (100%)
  1. Measure of agreement Kappa = 0.923 with asymptotic Std. Error = 0.052 (not assuming the null hypothesis).