Malaria Research and Treatment / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Cost-Effectiveness and Validity Assessment of Cyscope Microscope, Quantitative Buffy Coat Microscope, and Rapid Diagnostic Kit for Malaria Diagnosis among Clinic Attendees in Ibadan, Nigeria

Table 2

Diagnostic accuracy of CareStart, Cyscope fluorescent microscopy, and QBC fluorescent microscopy, Ibadan, April 2014.

Diagnostic instrumentSensitivitySpecificityPPVNPV
% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)% (95% CI)

CareStart76 (72.3–79.7)96 (94.3–97.7)84.7 (81.4–87.8)93.6 (91.5–95.7)
Cyscope95 (93.1–96.9)87.3 (84.4–90.2)67.5 (63.4–71.6)98.6 (97.6–99.6)
QBC98.1 (96.9–99.3)85.5 (82.4–88.6)65.2 (61.0–69.4)99.4 (98.7–100.1)

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