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Table 2 Distribution of thick smear and OptiMal-IT malaria positive cases by study site

From: Use of a pLDH-based dipstick in the diagnostic and therapeutic follow-up of malaria patients in Mali

Study site Thick smear
n (%)
OptiMal-IT
n (%)
p value
Faladie 266 (78.6) 263 (77.6) 0.78
Gabriel Toure Hospital 104 (64.4) 104 (74) 0.13
Point G Hospital 151 (26.5) 137 (30.7) 0.43
Kolle 78 (84.6) 75 (81.3) 0.58
District 5 medical centre 97 (11.3) 100 (11.9) 0.90