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Table 5 Sensitivity and specificity for model cut-off scores compared with peripheral malaria by real-time PCR or microscopy

From: Interleukin-10 and soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor II are potential biomarkers of Plasmodium falciparum infections in pregnant women: a case-control study from Nanoro, Burkina Faso

  Sensitivity% 95% CI Specificity% 95% CI
Primigravidae
 Model >0 100 66.4 100 54.2 34.9 72.3
 Model >1 88.9 45.7 98.7 83.3 57.1 94.9
 Model >2 77.8 44.5 93.9 100 85.8 100
Secundigravidae
 Model >0 90.9 51.1 99.0 63.6 30.4 87.5
 Model >1 81.8 48.8 95.5 100 71.5 100
 Model >2 54.5 20.1 85.2 100 71.5 100
Multigravidae
 Model >0 82.6 60.2 93.7 56.6 44.7 67.8
 Model >1 56.5 41.7 70.2 94.3 86.3 97.8
 Model >2 17.3 7.4 35.7 98.1 89.3 99.7
  1. Model > 0: score 0 = negative, score > 0 = positive; Model > 1: score 0/1 = negative, score > 1 = positive; Model > 2: score 0–2 = negative, score > 2 = positive