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Table 2 Sensitivity and specificity of RDT versus PCR and microscopy

From: Computer-vision-based technology for fast, accurate and cost effective diagnosis of malaria

Comparator Sensitivity Specificity
Percent n/N 95 % CI Percent n/N 95 % CI
Microscopy 94.3 167/177 90.9–97.8 96.7 178/184 94.2–99.3
PCR 93.5 159/170 89.8–97.2 96.3 184/191 93.7–99.0