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Table 3 Performance of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) and microscopy using LAMP as a gold standard (n = 435 samples)

From: Active case detection of malaria in pregnancy using loop-mediated amplification (LAMP): a pilot outcomes study in South West Ethiopia

LAMP Microscopy Total
Positive Negative
Positive 5 4 9
Negative 0 426 426
Total 5 430 435
Sensitivity 55.6% (95% CI 21.10–86.30)
Specificity 100.00% (95% CI 99.14–100.00)
LAMP RDT Total
Positive Negative
Positive 6 3 9
Negative 0 426 426
Total 6 429 435
Sensitivity 66.7% (95% CI 29.93–92.51)
Specificity 100.00% (95% CI 99.14–100.00)
  1. Data is presented as percentages with 95% confidence interval