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Table 1 Performance of InR‰ by BC-6800 identified in comparison to the reference light microscopy

From: Infected RBC flag/parameter provided by Mindray BC-6800 haematology analyzer aid the diagnosis of malaria

  P. vivax (95% CI) P. falciparum (95% CI)
Sensitivity 88.3% (83.73–93.77%) 24.1% (19.43–40.42%)
Specificity 84.3 (76–90.55%) 84.3% (76–90.55%)
Positive likelihood ratio 5.69 (3.66–8.82) 1.85 (1.06–3.22)
Negative likelihood ratio 0.12 (0.08–0.20) 0.84 (0.71–0.99)
Disease prevalence 60% (53.89–65.89%) 42.25 (35.07–49.67%)
Positive predicitve value 89.4% (83.73–93.77%) 52.8 (40.89–72.96%)
Negative predicitve value 82.7% (76–90.55) 60.3 (53.54–69.78%)
Total consistent rate 86.7% 58.9%
Kappa value 0.738 0.143