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Table 3 Comparison between drug seller interpretation and the laboratory scientist repeat reading of the RDT strips

From: Can malaria rapid diagnostic tests by drug sellers under field conditions classify children 5 years old or less with or without Plasmodium falciparum malaria? Comparison with nested PCR analysis

Drug seller interpretation of the RDT strip Laboratory scientist re-reading RDT strip Methods agreement %, (95% CI) κ, (95% CI)
Positive Negative Total
Positive 50 8 58 93.0, (88.3, 96.2) 0.84, (0.75, 0.92)
Negative 5 123 128
Total 55 131 186