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Table 1 The diagnostic performance characteristics of the CoproStrip™ Cryptosporidium against the modified Ziehl-Neelsen microscopy, southern Ethiopia, 2013

From: Performance evaluation of point-of-care test for detection of Cryptosporidium stool antigen in children and HIV infected adults

Modified Ziehl-Neelsen microscopy No of samples No positives by RDT Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) PPV (%) NPV (%)
Positive       
 Examination ≤10 min 42 31 74 98 97 84
 Examination >10 min 50 31 62 98 97 72
Negative 50 1     
  1. RDT, rapid diagnostic test; PPV, Positive Predictive Value; NPV, Negative Predictive Value.