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Table 3 Test results of CareStart pLDH for the retrospective evaluation (n = 498)

From: Evaluation of the rapid diagnostic test CareStart pLDH Malaria (Pf-pLDH/pan-pLDH) for the diagnosis of malaria in a reference setting

  Pf-pLDH line positive number of samples (%) Pf-pLDH line negative number of samples (%)
pan-pLDH line positive pan-pLDH line negative pan-pLDH line positive pan-pLDH line negative
P. falciparum (n = 247) 160 (64.8) 74 (30.0) 1 (0.4)* 12 (4.9)
P. vivax (n = 70) 9 (12.9)*   52 (74.3) 9 (12.9)
P. ovale (n = 69)    22 (31.9) 47 (68.1)
P. malariae (n = 16)    4 (25.0) 12 (75.0)
Negative (n = 96)     96 (100.0)
  1. * Species mismatch