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Table 2 Diagnostic accuracy of RDT in total study population and those with and without fever in the past 2 weeks, using LAMP as gold standard (n = 1919)

From: Subpatent malaria in a low transmission African setting: a cross-sectional study using rapid diagnostic testing (RDT) and loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) from Zambezi region, Namibia

  Total (%, 95% CI) Fever in past 2 weeks (%, 95% CI) No fever in past 2 weeks (%, 95% CI)
Sensitivity 2.3 (0.06–13.8) 0 (0.0–20.9) 4.2 (0.2–23.1)
Specificity 99.2 (98.7–99.5) 98.7 (97.3–99.4) 99.4 (98.7–99.7)
Positive predictive value 6.3 (0.33–32.3) 0 (0–43.9) 11.1 (0.6–49.3)
Negative predictive value 97.8 (97.0–98.4) 96.6 (94.7–97.9) 98.3 (97.4–98.9)