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Table 2 Sensitivity, specificity, predictive values and kappa coefficient of Alethia® Malaria assay compared to NM-PCR

From: Usefulness of a commercial LAMP assay for detection of malaria infection, including Plasmodium knowlesi cases, in returning travelers in Spain

  Value (%)* 95% CI
Sensitivity 98.84 95.99–100
Specificity 94.74 82.06–100
Positive predictive value 98.84 95.99–100
Negative predictive value 94.74 82.06–100
Kappa coefficient 0.94 0.85–1
  1. CI Confidence interval
  2. *Results of sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values and kappa coefficient were calculated over 105 samples, excluding invalid samples