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Table 1 Rapid diagnostic test type and antigen specificity for the 10 RDTs used in testing dried blood samples

From: Dried Plasmodium falciparum-infected samples as positive controls for malaria rapid diagnostic tests

Product Number of bands* Parasite specificity Manufacturer Product code Pf PDS# @ 200 parasites/μl
CareStart™ Malaria HRP2/pLDH Pf test 2 Pf Access Bio, Inc. G0181 98
CareStart Malaria HRP2/pLDH (Pf/PAN) COMBO 3 Pf/Pan Access Bio, Inc. G0131 97
CareStart™ Malaria HRP2/PLDH (Pf/Pv) COMBO 3 Pf/Pv Access Bio, Inc. G0161 90
CareStart Malaria HRP2 (Pf) 2 Pf Access Bio, Inc. G0141 99
CareStart Malaria pLDH (PAN) 2 Pan Access Bio, Inc. G0111 92
First Response Malaria Ag Combo (PLDH/HRP2) 3 Pan Premier Medical Corporation Ltd II6FRC30 100
First Response Malaria Ag HRP2 2 Pf Premier Medical Corporation Ltd II3FRC30 100
SD BIOLINE Malaria Ag Pf/Pv (HRP2/pLDH) 3 Pf/Pv Standard Diagnostics, Inc. 05FK80 96
SD BIOLINE Malaria Ag Pf (HRP2) 2 Pf Standard Diagnostics, Inc. 05FK50-02-4 97
SD BIOLINE Malaria Ag Pf/Pan (HRP2/pLDH) 3 Pf/Pan Standard Diagnostics, Inc. 05FK60-02- 3 96
  1. * Number of bands including controls.
  2. # Panel Detection Score from WHO Malaria RDT Product Testing Round 2.