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Table 3 Performance characteristics of two malaria rapid diagnostic tests, Magaria, Niger, 2017–2018

From: Clinical diagnostic evaluation of HRP2 and pLDH-based rapid diagnostic tests for malaria in an area receiving seasonal malaria chemoprevention in Niger

CharacteristicHigh transmission seasonLow transmission season
TestNaValue95% CINaValue95% CI
  1. PPV positive predictive value, NPV negative predictive value
  2. aFor sensitivity, N represents all microscopy-positives; for specificity, N represents all microscopy-negatives; for PPV, N represents all test positives; and for NPV, N represents all test negatives
  3. Exact McNemar test p = 0.008