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Table 4 Sensitivity of two malaria RDTs by parasite density, Aweil, South Sudan, 2019

From: Evaluation of HRP2 and pLDH-based rapid diagnostic tests for malaria and prevalence of pfhrp2/3 deletions in Aweil, South Sudan

Test parasites/µl Microscopy as gold standard
N with given parasitaemia Value 95% CI
pLDH 471 99.4 98.1–99.9
  < 200 28 88.9 70.8–97.6
 200–1999 51 100
 2000–199999 367 100
  ≥ 200000 25 100
HRP2 471 99.2 97.8–99.2
  < 200 28 88.9 70.8–97.6
 200–1999 51 98.0 89.6–100
 2000–199999 367 100
  ≥ 200000 25 100