TABLE 2

Device specificities versus microscopy and PCR

Trial site and methodNo. positive/total no. tested (specificity [95% CI] [%])
Versus microscopyVersus PCR
Apollo Hospital
    RDT97/99 (97.9 [92.8–99.7])97/99 (97.9 [92.8–99.7])
    MicroscopyNAa99/99 (100 [96.3–100])
    Parasight99/99 (100 [96.3–100])99/99 (100 [96.3–100])
AKUH
    RDT92/97 (94.8 [88.3–98.3])92/97 (94.8 [88.3–98.3])
    MicroscopyNA97/97 (100 [96.1–100])
    Parasight96/97 (98.9 [94.4–99.7])96/97 (98.9 [94.3–99.9])
  • a NA, not applicable.