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Table 4 Sensitivity and specificity of HtLAMP compared with nested PCR in Ghanaian children with asymptomatic parasitaemia

From: A simple, high-throughput, colourimetric, field applicable loop-mediated isothermal amplification (HtLAMP) assay for malaria elimination

  Sensitivity PPV
HtLAMP-Pg (compared with nested PCR) 96 % (24/25)
95 % CI 80–100
100 %
95 % CI 85–100
HtLAMP-Pf (compared with nested PCR) 88 % (22/25)
95 % CI 69–97
100 %
95 % CI 85–100