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Table 1 Prevalence of Plasmodium vivax among blood donors from haematology and haemotherapy services (HHS) detected by molecular diagnosis RT-PCR based on amplification of mitochondrial DNA

From: Real-time PCR diagnosis of Plasmodium vivax among blood donors

HHS N *Annual Parasite Incidence (Risk of malaria) RT-PCR N (% positive)
HHS of Belém 72 0.5 (Low) 0 (0.0)
HHS of Marabá 111 5.7 (Low) 0 (0.0)
HHS of Santarém 121 3.5 (Low) 3 (2.5)
HHS of Abaetetuba 148 0.2 (Low) 5 (3.4)
HHS of Redenção 28 0.2 (Low) 0 (0.0)
HHS of Tucuruí 33 15.5 (Medium) 0 (0.0)
HHS of Altamira 82 17.5 (Medium) 0 (0.0)
Total 595   8 (1.34)
  1. * API: Annual Parasite Incidence (number of positive per 1,000 inhabitants; IPA<10: low; 10–49: medium, and ≥50 high) and risk of malaria in each area estimated in 2009 by Brazilian system in health surveillance.