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Table 3 The performance of the CPA-VF assay compared with that of RT-PCR

From: Rapid detection of Babesia motasi responsible for human babesiosis by cross-priming amplification combined with a vertical flow

Result Detection method
RT-PCR CPA-VF
True positive 38 40
False positive 1 2
True negative 47 46
False negative 4 2
Sensitivity (%) 90.5 (72–97.6) 95.2 (78.1–99.4)
Specificity (%) 97.9 (83.5–99.9) 95.8 (80.5–99.5)