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Table 2 Field performance of the SD BIOLINE HIV/Syphilis Duo dual rapid test in Haiti for detection of Treponema pallidum 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

  Treponema pallidum reference test* Total Sensitivity (95 % CI) Specificity (95 % CI) Kappa Coefficient (95 % CI)
Pos Neg     
SD BIOLINE HIV/Syphilis Duo test Pos 109 17 126 96.5 % (91.2 %, 99.0 %) 90.8 % (85.7 %, 94.6 %) .85
Neg 4 168 172    (.79, .91)
Total 113 185 298    
  1. *Reference test was conducted using Treponema Pallidum Hemaglutination Assay (TPHA) (Human Gesellschaft fur Biochemica und Diagnostica mbH, Wiesbaden, Germany). TPHA indeterminate results were retested using a Treponema pallidum enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay test (ELISA)(Architect Syphilis TP; Abbott, Wiesbaden, Germany) and were reclassified based on the ELISA result