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Table 2 Slide positivity rate and accuracy of private health facilities-based microscopy compared to expert microscopy

From: Assessment of the accuracy of malaria microscopy in private health facilities in Entebbe Municipality, Uganda: a cross-sectional study

  All participants
Number tested 321
Slide positivity rate (facility, %) 22.7
Slide positivity rate (expert, %) 15.0
Sensitivity 95.8% (85.7–99.5%)
Specificity 90.1% (85.9–93.4%)
Positive predictive value 63.0% (50.9–74.0%)
Negative predictive value 99.2% (97.1–99.9%)