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Table 3 Effect of trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole prophylaxis on malarial positivity by direct smear examination and PCR among participants enrolled in Mocuba

From: A cross-sectional study of sub-clinical Plasmodium falciparum infection in HIV-1 infected and uninfected populations in Mozambique, South-Eastern Africa

  On TS Not on TS TS Status Unknown Total
Smear Positive 3 (10.7%) 31 (8.4%) 5 (71.4%) 39
Smear Negative 25 (89.3%) 338 (91.6%) 2 (28.6%) 365
Total 28 369 7 404
PCR Positive 4 (14.3%) 31 (17.9%) 2 (66.7%) 37
PCR Negative 24 (85.7%) 142 (82.1%) 1 (33%) 167
Total 28 173 3 204