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Table 3 RDT validity to diagnose Plasmodium falciparum malaria

From: Concurrence of CareStart™ Malaria HRP2 RDT with microscopy in population screening for Plasmodium falciparum infection in the Mount Cameroon area: predictors for RDT positivity

Characteristic Performance 95% CI
Sensitivity 82.4% (74.9–88.4)
Specificity 76.6% (71.9–80.9)
PPV 57.4% (52.4–62.3)
NPV 91.9% (88.7–94.2)
Accuracy 78.2% (74.3–81.8)
  1. Kappa (κ) = 0.52