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Table 3 Assessment of the diagnostic accuracy of FISH, RDT, GM and PCR in malaria diagnosis against a combination PCR and GM as the gold standard

From: Evaluation of fluorescent in-situ hybridization technique for diagnosis of malaria in Ahero Sub-County hospital, Kenya

Test Accuracy
  No. (n = 302) % (95% CI)
RDT 272 90.1 (86.2–93.0)
Microscopy 286 94.7 (91.6–96.7)
FISH 281 93.0 (89.6–95.4)
PCR 301 99.7 (98.2–99.4)