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Table 1 Summary of Sensitivity and Specificity of the Rapid HIV Assays Evaluated

From: Evaluation of simple rapid HIV assays and development of national rapid HIV test algorithms in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Assay Sensitivity (n = 390) Specificity (n = 1043)
  Initial testing Repeat testing Initial testing Repeat testing
  Reactive % (95% CI) Reactive % (95% CI) Non-reactive % (95% CI) Non-reactive % (95% CI)
Determine 390 100 (99.1–100) - - 1039 99.6 (99–99.9) 1041 99.8 (99.3–100)
SD Bioline 390 100 (99.1–100) - - 1037 99.4 (98.8–99.7) 1041 99.8 (99.3–99.9)
Uni-Gold™ 390 100 (99.1–100) - - 1043 100 (99.6–100) - -
First Response 388 99.5 (98.2–99.9) 390 100 (99.1–100) 1039 99.6 (99–99.9) 1040 99.7 (99.2–99.9)
Stat-Pak Dipstick 381 97.7 (95.7–98.9) 390 100 (99.1–100) 1041 99.8 (99.3–99.9) 1043 100 (99.6–100)
  1. CI, confidence interval