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Table 1 Field performance of the SD BIOLINE HIV/Syphilis Duo dual rapid test in Haiti for detection of HIV antibodies using a dual HIV/syphilis test, 2014

From: Dual rapid lateral flow immunoassay fingerstick wholeblood testing for syphilis and HIV infections is acceptable and accurate, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

  HIV reference test* Total Sensitivity (95 % CI) Specificity (95 % CI) Kappa Coefficient (95 % CI)
Pos Neg    
SD BIOLINE HIV/Syphilis Duo test Pos 128 5 133 99.2 % (95.8 %, 100 %) 97.0 % (93.2 %, 99.0 %) .96
Neg 1 164 165    (.93, .99)
Total 129 169 298    
  1. *Reference tests were Murex HIV-1.2.0 (DiaSorin S.p.A., Saluggia, Italy) or Alere Determine HIV (Alere) rapid testing. Positive results were confirmed with a colloidal gold test from KHB (Shanghai Kehua Bio-Engineering Co., LTD, China)