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Table 1 Characteristics of COVID-19 positive patients and assessment of diagnostic accuracy of SARS-CoV-2 rapid diagnostic kits

From: Evaluation of SARS-CoV-2 antigen-based rapid diagnostic kits in Pakistan: formulation of COVID-19 national testing strategy

Samples Age (Av) RT-PCR Ct (Av) NSP-RDT Saliva-RDT Fever Cough
Male (n = 62) 47.48 (19–91) Positive 28.9 Reactive (n = 33) Reactive (n = 13) Positive Positive
     N-reactive (n = 29) N-reactive (n = 49)   
Female (n = 34) 46.47 (20–78) Positive 28.2 Reactive (n = 20) Reactive (n = 8) Positive Positive
     N-reactive (n = 14) N-reactive (n = 26)   
Children (n = 4) 12.25 (6–17) Positive 32.2 Reactive (n = 1) Reactive (n = 0) Positive Positive
     N-reactive (n = 3) N-reactive (n = 4)   
Total (n = 100) 47 Positive 28.5 Sensitivity (52%)
Specificity (100%)
Sensitivity (21%)
Specificity (100%)
Positive Positive
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