Table 1.

Sensitivities of recombinant-antigen rapid test and AFRIMS in-house ELISA for primary and secondary dengue virus infections

AssayNo. of positive samples/total no. tested (% sensitivity)
Primary dengueSecondary dengue
IgM rapid test42/46 (91)19/36 (53)
IgM ELISA43/46 (93)18/36 (50)
IgG rapid test3/46 (6)31/36 (86)
IgG ELISA2/46 (4)25/36 (69)
IgM and IgG rapid test42/46 (91)32/36 (89)
IgM and IgG ELISA43/46 (93)28/36 (78)