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Table 6 Results for sample 3: No parasites observed

From: External quality assessment of malaria microscopy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Reported result No parasites observed Parasite density ("plus system") Total
Not reported + ++ +++ ++++ n (%)
No parasites observed 116*       116 (66.6%)
P. falciparum   1 35   4 1 41 (23.6%)
No species identification reported   1 11 2 1 1 16 (9.2%)
P. falciparum, gametocytes   1      1 (0.6%)
Total 116 3 46 6 2 1 174 (100.0%)
  1. Valid answers of 174 participants included
  2. *Correct result