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Table 3 Serological data observed in standard screening donors and number of Plasmodium vivax positive samples detected by RT-PCR

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

Standard serology screening donors RT-PCR P. vivax (Positive samples)
Serological data Number of samples
positive/total inconclusive/total
Anti-HIV 1/595 3/595 1
Anti-HTLV I-II 1/595 6/595 1
Anti-HVC 2/595 0/595 0
HBsAg 4/595 0/595 0
Anti-HBc 18/595 8/595 0
Chagas disease 0/595 1/595 0
Syphilis (VDRL) 3/595 - 0
Non-reagent 566/595 577/595 6