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Table 2 Agreement between results of the five ELISA kits on sera from candidate blood donors

From: Risk of transfusion-transmitted malaria: evaluation of commercial ELISA kits for the detection of anti-Plasmodium antibodies in candidate blood donors

Pair of ELISA kits % agreement Cohen’s k (p-value)
BioRad vs. Dia.Pro 94.4 0.875
(< 0.0001)
BioRad vs. Euroimmun 88.9 0.7647
(< 0.0001)
Dia.Pro vs. Euroimmun 86.1 0.7073
(< 0.0001)
BioRad vs. DRG 77.1 0.4928
− 0.0018
Dia.Pro vs. DRG 74.3 0.4395
− 0.0022
DRG vs. Euroimmun 68.8 0.3905
− 0.0078
Euroimmun vs. Novatec 50.0 0.2202
− 0.0078
DRG vs. Novatec 48.6 0.2115
− 0.0098
BioRad vs. Novatec 47.2 0.1972
− 0.0108
Dia.Pro vs. Novatec 41.7 0.1572
− 0.0234