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Table 1 Performance of rapid diagnostic test for malaria (Advantage Mal Card®) compared to microscopy in health facilities in Owando, Republic of Congo

From: Malaria burden and anti-malarial drug efficacy in Owando, northern Congo

RDT result Microscopy (n)
Positive Negative
Positive 167 31
Negative 0 659
  1. Sensitivity, 100 % (95 % confidence interval [95 % CI] 97.8–100 %); specificity, 95.5 % (95 % CI 93.7–96.9 %); positive predictive value, 84.3 % (95 % CI 78.5–89.1 %); negative predictive value, 100 % (95 % CI 99.4–100 %)
  2. RDT rapid diagnostic test