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Table 3 PCR analysis results of samples that were RDT positive but microscopy negative

From: Reliability of rapid diagnostic tests in diagnosing pregnancy-associated malaria in north-eastern Tanzania

RDT type No. microscopy negative samples PCR results
Positive Negative
Parascreen™ 30 12 (40.0%) 18 (60.0%)
ParacheckPf® 9 6 (66.7%) 3 (33.3%)
ParaHIT®f 6 1 (16.7%) 5 (83.3%)
Total 45 19 (42.2%) 26 (57.8%)
  1. PCR: polymerase chain reaction; RDT: rapid diagnostic test.