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Table 6 Test results of CareStart pLDH for the prospective evaluation (n = 77)

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 = 49) 33 (67.4) 13 (26.5)   3 (6.1)
P. vivax (n = 16) 2 (12.5)*   14 (87.5)  
P. ovale (n = 11)    7 (63.6) 4 (36.4)
P. malariae (n = 1)    1 (100.0)  
  1. * Species mismatch.