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Table 2 Sensitivity, specificity, positive, and negative predictive value of HRP2-based malaria RDT against microscopy results

From: Performance of rapid diagnostic test, blood-film microscopy and PCR for the diagnosis of malaria infection among febrile children from Korogwe District, Tanzania

RDT Microscopy Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV
Positive Negative % [95 % CI] % [95 % CI] % [95 % CI] % [95 % CI]
Positive 64 21 88.9 (79.3–95.1) 97.4 (96.0–98.4) 75.3 (64.8–84.0) 99.0 (98.0–99.6)
Negative 8 774