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Table 1 Comparison of the Pan primer LoopAmp® with nested PCR (n = 427)

From: LAMP kit for diagnosis of non-falciparum malaria in Plasmodium ovale infected patients

  LAMP positive LAMP negative
PCR positive 29 0
PCR negative 11 387
  1. Sensitivity 100% (29/29; CI 95%: 98.3–100%); Specificity: 97.24% (387/398; CI 95%: 95.5–99%). PPV and NPV, respectively, 72.5% (CI 95%: 57.4–87.6%) and 100% (CI 95%: 99.9–100%)