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Table 3 Performance characteristics of Microscopy, RDTs and LAMP compared to nPCR for the diagnosis of malaria among study participants

From: Performance of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for the diagnosis of malaria among malaria suspected pregnant women in Northwest Ethiopia

Tools Sensitivity
 % (95% CI)
Specificity
 % (95% CI)
PPV
 %
NPV
 %
Kappa value
Microscopy 90 (66.3–113.7) 98.7 (96.5–101.9) 90 98.7 0.887
RDTs 70 (33.8–106.2) 97.4 (92.9–101.9) 77.8 96.2 0.705
LAMP 100 (100) 93.5 (86.5–100.5) 66.7 100 0.768