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Table 1 Overall comparison of the three rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) evaluated for the screening of anti-HCV antibodies

From: Performance evaluation of three rapid screening assays for detection of antibodies to hepatitis C virus in Cameroon

HCV RDTs Se Sp PPV NPV
% (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI)
Multisure HCV Antibody assay 99 (97–100) 83 (77.7–88.2) 85 (80–89.9) 99 (97.6–100)
First Response® HCV Card Test 96 (92.7–99.2) 90 (85–94.9) 96 (92.7–99.2) 90 (85–94.9)
Toyo® Anti HCV Test 96 (92.8–99.1) 78 (71.3–84.6) 89.7 (83.9–94) 90.7 (86–95.3)
  1. Se, sensibility; Sp, specificity; PPV, predictive positive value; NPV, negative predictive value; HCV, hepatitis C virus; RDTs, rapid diagnostic tests; CI, confidence interval