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Table 2 Distribution of 62 selected P. falciparum isolates/lines from different regions of India and their minimum detection limit in RDTs

From: Genetic variation in histidine rich proteins among Indian Plasmodium falciparum population: possible cause of variable sensitivity of malaria rapid diagnostic tests

RDTs detection limit No. of P. falciparum isolates
Chhattisgarh Madhya Pradesh Gujarat West Bengal Orissa Karnataka Malaria Parasite Bank Total
62 p/μl 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 7
125 p/μl 10 2 3 2 8 9 2 36
250 p/μl 3 1 1 1 1 2 0 9
500 p/μl 3 2 0 1 1 3 0 10
Total 20 5 4 4 10 17 2 62
  1. ( Individual detection limits are given as Additional file 1: Table S1).