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Table 2 Comparison of the three rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) evaluated for screening anti-HCV with only overlapping samples

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

HCV RDTs Se (95% CI) Sp (95% CI) PPV (95% CI) NPV (95% CI) TP (n) FP (n) TN (n) FN (n)
Multisure HCV Antibody assay 100 92.5 (87.5–97.4) 94.3 (89.2–98.7) 100 50 3 37 0
First Response® HCV Card Test 96 (91.7–100) 90 (84.7–95.2) 92.3 (87.3–97.2) 94.7 (90.1–99.3) 48 4 36 2
Toyo® Anti HCV Test 96 (91.7–100) 80 (74.5–85.4) 85.7 (80.3–91.1) 94.1 (89.4–98.8) 48 8 32 2
  1. Se Sensitivity, Sp specificity, PPV predictive positive value, NPV negative predictive value, TP true positive, FP false positive, TN true negative, FN false negative, n number, HCV hepatitis C virus, RDTs rapid diagnostic tests, CI confidence interval