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Table 5 Level of agreement between RDT kits and PCR (PCR prevalence = 40.8%)

From: Diagnostic performance of an ultrasensitive HRP2-based malaria rapid diagnostic test kit used in surveys of afebrile people living in Southern Ghana

  UsmRDT mRDT
  Kappa p-value Kappa p-value
Ewim 0.670 < 0.001 0.670 < 0.001
Obom 0.687 < 0.001 0.625 < 0.001
Simiw 0.552 < 0.001 0.517 < 0.001
Total 0.635 < 0.001 0.589 < 0.001
  1. UsmRDT: ultra-sensitive Alere™ Malaria Ag P.f RDT; mRDT: SD Bioline Malaria Ag P.f RDT. Values reported are based on PCR results as the reference category