Table 4.

Sensitivity and specificity of the Dengue Rapid Test with sera taken at the time of hospital admission

Diagnosis by AFRIMS ELISA (no. of specimens)aNo. of specimens with the following rapid test result:Sensitivity (%)Specificity (%)
NegativePrimary dengue virus infectionSecondary dengue virus infection
Negative (26)233088
Primary dengue virus infection (30)426087
Secondary dengue virus infection (48)1952460
JE virus infection (20)106450
  • ↵a Using admission and discharge specimens.