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Table 4 Sensitivity of two malaria rapid diagnostic tests by parasite density, 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

TestHigh seasonLow season
Parasites/µlN with given parasitaemiaValue95% CIN with given parasitaemiaValue95% CI
pLDH24699.297.0–99.915591.085.3–95.0
 < 2001181.848.2–97.75481.568.6–90.7
 200–19994210091.4–1005494.484.6–98.8
 2000–199,99917910097.9–1004697.888.5–99.9
 ≥ 200,0001410076.8–10011002.5–100
HRP224699.297.1–99.915585.879.3–90.9
 < 2001181.848.2–97.75475.962.4–86.5
 200–19994210091.6–1005485.272.9–93.4
 2000–199,99917910098.0–1004697.888.5–99.9
 ≥ 200,0001410076.8–10011002.5–100