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Table 3 Sensitivity and specificity of the two RDTs for detecting parasite infections

From: Geographical heterogeneity in prevalence of subclinical malaria infections at sentinel endemic sites of Myanmar

Gold standard uRDT cRDT
Positive (n) Negative (n) SE (%) (95% CI) SP (%) (95% CI) Positive (n) Negative (n) SE (%) (95% CI) SP (%) (95% CI)
LM Positive 11 2 84.6 (61.9–100.0) 95.5 (94.6–96.4) 8 5 61.5 (30.9–92.1) 96.7 (95.9–97.5)
Negative 89 1889 65 1923
Nested PCR Positive 36 29 55.4 (43.0–67.8) 96.9 (95.9–97.5) 28 37 43.1 (30.7–55.4) 97.7 (97.0–98.3)
Negative 64 1862 45 1881
  1. Abbreviations: SE sensitivity, SP specificity, 95% CI 95% confidence interval