Bayesian Latent Class Models in Malaria Diagnosis

  title={Bayesian Latent Class Models in Malaria Diagnosis},
  author={Luzia Augusta Pires Gonçalves and Ana Subtil and M. Ros{\'a}rio de Oliveira and Virg{\'i}lio Est{\'o}lio do Ros{\'a}rio and Pei-Wen Lee and Men-Fang Shaio},
  booktitle={PloS one},
AIMS The main focus of this study is to illustrate the importance of the statistical analysis in the evaluation of the accuracy of malaria diagnostic tests, without admitting a reference test, exploring a dataset (n=3317) collected in São Tomé and Príncipe. METHODS Bayesian Latent Class Models (without and with constraints) are used to estimate the… CONTINUE READING