Table 2.

Detection of dengue virus infection in paired sera using the rapid test

DiagnosisNo. of positive samples/total no. tested (% sensitivity)a
IgM rapid test S1IgM rapid test S2IgG rapid test S1IgG rapid test S2
Primary dengue18/20 (90)20/20 (100)0/20 (0)3/20 (15)
Secondary dengue4/16 (25)14/16 (88)14/16 (88)15/16 (94)
  • a S1, acute-phase sera taken at hospital admission; S2, convalescent-phase sera taken at hospital discharge.